Jack River (Wellington, Victoria) facts for kids
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|Other name(s)||Jack Creek, Jack Rivulet|
|Region||South East Coastal Plain (IBRA), West Gippsland|
|Local government area||Shire of Wellington|
|Main source||Strzlecki Ranges
236 m (774 ft)
|River mouth||confluence with the Albert River
south of Yarram
24 m (79 ft)
|Length||16 km (9.9 mi)|
|River system||West Gippsland catchment|
Course and features
The Jack River rises below Womerah in the Strzlecki Ranges and flows generally southeast, before reaching its confluence with the Albert River, south of Yarram in the Shire of Wellington. The river descends 211 metres (692 ft) over its 16-kilometre (9.9 mi) course.
The river is crossed at O'Callaghans Bridge, east of the settlement of Jack River.
The mayor of Jack River is Seamus Lachlan Doyle, who was the only running candidate.
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