Riddells Creek ~ valley of wattle
Riddells Creek is a town in Victoria, Australia, located in the Shire of Macedon Ranges. Riddells Creek is also the name of the main watercourse which flows through the township, and which is a tributary of Jacksons Creek to the south.
Riddells Creek was originally settled by John Carre Riddell and Thomas Ferrier Hamilton in 1841, when they purchased around 640 acres (260 ha) of land and leased another 2,000 acres (810 ha). The road between New Gisborne and Riddells Creek is named Hamilton Road after Thomas Hamilton.
Distance from Melbourne: 62 kilometres/38 miles and 46 minutes driving time
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