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Basalt VIC


Located in the Creswick – Daylesford – Ballan area of Victoria, Basalt is in the Hepburn local government area, and within the electoral seat of Ballarat.

Basalt at a glance

Postcode: 3460

Latitude: -37.3088919

Longitude: 144.1038619

Altitude: (metres above sea level)

Population of Basalt VIC

At the 2021 national census, the population of 3460 (Including Basalt) was 2799 people. Out of those, 1279 were male and 1525 were female.

529 (18.90%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 2068 people were born in Australia. 19 (0.68%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Basalt

Here is a map of Basalt, Victoria and surrounds.

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