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Lancaster is a locality in the Goulburn Valley region of Victoria, Australia. The town is located in Shire of Campaspe and the City of Greater Shepparton. At the 2016 census, Lancaster had a population of 393.
The locality was named after Thomas Lancaster, an early settler in the region and the father of the state parliamentarian, Samuel Lancaster.
The Post Office opened on 15 November 1878 and a Kyabram East office opened on 28 November 1878. In 1881 the Lancaster office closed and Kyabram East was renamed Lancaster. This office closed in 1994.
The town also has a small primary school with about 40 children.
- “2016 Census QuickStats Lancaster”. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
- Rollison, Kay. “Lancaster, Samuel (1852 – 1918)”. Australian Dictionary of Biography. Australian National University. Retrieved 2007-05-09.
- Premier Postal History. “Post Office List”. Retrieved 2008-04-11.
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