Register of Geographic Place Names (VICNAMES)

VICNAMES holds over 45,000 place names and over 200,000 road names such as mountains, rivers, transport infrastructure, parks, reserves, forests, bounded localities, roads, streets and lanes.

The Register has the capacity to hold 342 separate feature types and 153 individual road types. Records within VICNAMES may have historical information attached, there are over 12,000 geographic features and road names that have historical information associated to them. VICNAMES as Victoria's register of geographic place names forms part of the national gazetteer which is hosted by GeoScience Australia and updated yearly. Data from VICNAMES or the National Gazetter maybe downloaded at any time.

Data and Resources

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Additional information

Field Value
Date Published 2019-01-29
Date Updated 2019-01-29
Agency Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
[Open Data]
Agency Program VICNAMES
Update Frequency daily
Geospatial Coverage Victoria and part of surrounding states
Geospatial Granularity Parish, Locality