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Glenlyon is a small village in the Shire of Hepburn local government area, Victoria, Australia around 12 km from Daylesford along the Daylesford - Malmsbury Road, and around 101 km from the Melbourne CBD via Kyneton and Malmsbury.It is on the Loddon River.Despite only being 12 klms from Daylesford and with a growing permanent and weekender population, local water provider Central Highlands Water has not deemed it necessary to provide Glenlyon with town piped water despite several reservoirs being nearby and therefore all residents have a combination of either tanks and/or bores for drinking and garden water use. Other utilities include electricity provided by several retailers, waste water via septic systems and gas via fixed LPG bottle.Glenlyon is well known for its main street of old European trees lending an 'Englishness' to the village and providing a cooling canopy in the heat of summer.As at the 2011 Commonwealth Census, the village of Glenlyon & it's immediate hinterland (the census district includes the localities/hamlets of Denver, Porcupine Ridge, parts of Wheatsheaf and Musk Vale) had a population of 638 people broken up into 314 male, 324 female. The median age of the local population is 50. The top 5 cultural backgrounds of the local population are broken up into 30% claiming English heritage, 20% Australian heritage, 13.5% Irish, 11.9% Scottish and 3.3% Germany - however of these numbers 74.9% were actually born in Australia, 5.8% in England and 3% in New Zealand. 84.7% only spoke English at home. A reflection of the village as the location of many commuters to either Daylesford, Ballaarat or even Melbourne and reflecting the fact that the locale is a popular retirement, weekender, holiday home or hobby farm location is that 44.1% are employed in professional or managerial roles with 13.9% as tradesmen and 21.9% as clerical or public servants. Only 6.6% work in rural or farming.
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