Hotspur, Victoria

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Hotspur
Victoria
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The former Rising Sun Hotel at Hotspur
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Hotspur
Coordinates 37°55′34″S141°33′33″E / 37.92611°S 141.55917°E / -37.92611; 141.55917 Coordinates: 37°55′34″S141°33′33″E / 37.92611°S 141.55917°E / -37.92611; 141.55917
Population45 (2016 census) [1]
Postcode(s) 3303
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Glenelg
State electorate(s) South-West Coast
Federal Division(s) Wannon

Hotspur is a locality in south west Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Glenelg, 359 kilometres (223 mi) west of the state capital, Melbourne.

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At the 2016 census, Hotspur had a population of 45. [1]

The former 'Rising Sun Hotel' is heritage listed as it is considered of historical and architectural significance to the Glenelg Shire. [2]

Traditional ownership

The formally recognised traditional owners for the area in which Hotspur sits are the Gunditjmara People [3] who are represented by the Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation. [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Hotspur". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 July 2017. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  2. "Heritage Council Victoria Report". Heritage Council of Victoria. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  3. "Map of formally recognised traditional owners". Aboriginal Victoria. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
  4. "Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal". Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation. Retrieved 2 June 2020.

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