Stuart Mill - VIC

  Population - Town

Position

DEG: -36.80545 143.286423
DMS: 36º 48' 19.62" S 143º 17' 11.12" E
UTM: 54 H 5924270mN 703969mE
Altitude: 269.35m

Description

Place Type

Population - Population - Town

Location

16.47kms NorthEast of Barkly
18.64kms NorthEast of Navarre
21.08kms South of St Arnaud
23.79kms West of Bealiba

Address & Contact

1124 Stuart Mill Low Rd
Stuart Mill VIC 3478
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Stuart Mill was named after John Stuart Mill the celebrated political economist. Previously known as Albert Town in honour of Prince Albert, it was changed to avoid confusion with Alberton in Gippsland. The first settler was Mr Sanderson, his Homestead being on the number two storage at Teddington Reservoir. Alluvial gold is found in June 1861 by Andrew stranger and party. The end of September 1861 saw 700 men on the field and a canvas town of tents stores and hotels. Mary Hannah Hiles infant daughter of JW Hiles the teacher was the first burial. Another rush started in 1869 making Stuart Mill a city of the North. Several private schools functioned before 1870 and the first government School opened under the head teacher Thomas Saunders in 1880. the average attendance was 160 pupils.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Ben Nevis at 13/06:30pm EDT
Distance from Stuart Mill 47.58km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
15.4°C10.7°C66%9.1°ChPa0.0mmSW24km/hr
13knots
37km/hr
20knots

Closest Climatic Station

Maryborough
Distance from Stuart Mill 48.39km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C28.828.725.420.616.212.912.213.916.720.023.726.6
Mean Min. °C12.913.211.28.36.14.23.43.95.47.29.511.3
Mean Rain mm31.033.030.839.149.155.553.756.451.849.440.037.7

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