Description

Castlemaine is a Small City in Victoria, Australia, in the Goldfields Region of Victoria About 120 Kilometres Northwest by Road From Melbourne and About 40 Kilometres From the Major Provincial Centre of Bendigo. It is the Administrative and Economic Centre of the Shire of Mount Alexander. replacenewlinereplacenewlineCastlemaine Was Named by the Chief Goldfield Commissioner, Captain W. Wright, in Honour of His Irish Uncle, Viscount Castlemaine. Castlemaine began as a Gold Rush Boomtown in 1851 and Developed Into a Major Regional Centre, Being Officially Proclaimed a City on 4 December 1965.replacenewlinereplacenewlineExplore bustling Castlemaine, renowned for its rich gold rush history, eclectic arts scene, cafe culture and great food.

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Around Castlemaine VIC 3450


Our Picks on what to Do in Castlemaine VIC

Castlemaine Art Museum

Castlemaine Farmers Market

Castlemaine Botanical Gardens

Our Picks on where to Stay in Castlemaine VIC

Albion Motel Hotel

Castlemaine Boutique

The Empyre Boutique Hotel

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Castlemaine VIC

Phamily Kitchen

Saffs Cafe

Fig Cafe

Shopping in Castlemaine VIC

Community Services  


Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre VIC
44 Mostyn Street,
CASTLEMAINE VIC 3450

Mount Alexander Shire Council VIC
25 Lyttleton Street,
CASTLEMAINE VIC 3450

Castlemaine Police Station VIC
32 Templeton Street,
CASTLEMAINE VIC 3450

Castlemaine Health
Cornish St,
CASTLEMAINE VIC 3450

Castlemaine Library VIC
216 Barker Street,
CASTLEMAINE VIC 3450

Castlemaine Pool VIC
Lake Augusta Line,
CASTLEMAINE VIC 3450

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 310.9 m (1,020 ft)
  • Population: 6,757
  • State electorate(s): Bendigo West, Northern Victoria
  • Federal Division(s): Bendigo
  • Established (yr): 1851
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Daylesford VIC 3460 (37.7 km, 31 mins)
Maldon VIC 3463 (19.7 km, 18 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Castlemaine VIC is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

Jaara

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.