Hoddles Creek is a bounded rural locality near Melbourne in Victoria, Australia. Its local government area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2016 census, Hoddles Creek had a population of 627, compared to 609 at the 2011 census.
|Population||627 (2016 census)|
|Elevation||212 m (696 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Yarra Ranges|
Hoddles Creek is situated 72 km east of Melbourne's central business district. It stands on the banks of the Hoddles Creek, which was named after Robert Hoddle. Blackleather Creek also flows through the town.
Hobbles Creek was named for Robert Hoddle (1794–1881), who surveyed the area in 1844. The town developed thanks to the Victorian Gold Rush in the 1860s. It was home to one of the largest minefields in Victoria up until the 1900s.
Hoddle may refer to:
Carl Hoddle (1967–2008), English football player and coach
Glenn Hoddle (born 1957), English former football player and manager, played many times for England
Robert Hoddle (1794–1881), surveyorRichard Marsland
Richard Kemble Marsland (5 September 1976 – 6 December 2008) was an Australian comedy writer, actor, comedian and radio personality.Robert Hoddle
Robert Hoddle (20 April 1794 – 24 October 1881) was a surveyor and artist. He is best known as the surveyor general of the Port Phillip District (later known as the Australian state of Victoria) from 1837-1853, especially for creation of what is now known as the Hoddle Grid, the area of the CBD of Melbourne. He was also an accomplished artist and depicted scenes of the Port Phillip region and New South Wales. Hoddle was one of the earliest-known European artists to depict Ginninderra, the area now occupied by Canberra, Australia's National Capital.
Suburbs of the Shire of Yarra Ranges