Place:Fyansford, Victoria, Australia

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NameFyansford
Alt namesBuckley's Falls
TypeTownship
Coordinates38.142°S 144.308°E
Located inVictoria, Australia
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Fyansford is a township on the western edge of Geelong, Victoria, Australia, named after Captain Foster Fyans who came to Geelong as a Police magistrate in October, 1837. It is located at the junction of the Barwon and Moorabool rivers.

Fyansford is one of the earliest places of settlement in the Geelong region. Fyans established his police camp nearby where the Moorabool could be forded - giving the name Fyan's Ford.

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