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Lethbridge is a rural township outside Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Bluestone from Lethbridge quarries was used to build several significant buildings in Melbourne, including the steps to the Parliament House. At the 2016 census, Lethbridge had a population of 1,014.Lethbridge Post Office opened on 10 September 1857 and closed in 1980.The community of Lethbridge has a range of facilities and services including:
Lethbridge Primary School
The town hall (which offers community groups include Playgroup, Karate, Cub scouts and individual functions)
Sports facility (with two football ovals and a tennis court)
Country Fire Authority
Lethbridge LakeThe railway came to the town with the opening of the Geelong-Ballarat line in 1862, with the local railway station opened soon after, but today only grain and fruit trains use the line.
Moranghurk, a Lethbridge homestead dating from approximately the 1840s, located on the Midland Highway, is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register.Peter Lalor, the leader of the Eureka Stockade rebellion, hid overnight in Lethbridge while fleeing from Ballarat to Geelong in November 1854.
George Elmslie, first Labor Premier of Victoria, was born in Lethbridge in 1861.
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