Linton

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Linton is a small township southwest of Ballarat, Victoria.

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Origin of the name

The town is named after the Linton family who were squatters in the area.

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History

Gold was discovered in February 1855 on the property known as Linton Park, owned by Mrs. Linton, widow of squatter Joseph Linton. The area was first named Linton's Diggings

Governance

Geography and climate

The town is on Springdallah Creek.

Environment

Economy

Demography

Culture

Sport

Industry

Tourism

Transport

Architecture

Education

Media

Hotels

Click here for a list of hotels in Linton.


See also

Notes


References


Further reading

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