Labertouche, Victoria

Coordinates 38°02′53″S 145°49′51″E / 38.04797°S 145.830841°E / -38.04797; 145.830841Coordinates: 38°02′53″S 145°49′51″E / 38.04797°S 145.830841°E / -38.04797; 145.830841
Population 534 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3816
LGA(s) Shire of Baw Baw
County Buln Buln
State electorate(s) Narracan
Federal Division(s) McMillan
Localities around Labertouche:
Labertouche Labertouche Neerim South
Labertouche Rokeby Crossover

Labertouche is a town in Victoria, Australia, located on Jacksons Track, in the Shire of Baw Baw.

The first Labertouch post office opened on 5 April 1876.[2]

The town is named after Peter Paul Labertouche, the Secretary of the Victorian Railway Department in the late nienteenth century,[3] and who descended from an Irish Huguenots family.[4]

A school was opened in 1880 and continues to operate.[5]

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