War memorial entry to the Botanical Gardens
|Population||3,275 (2011 census)|
|Location||4 km (2 mi) N of Bendigo|
|LGA(s)||City of Greater Bendigo|
|State electorate(s)||Bendigo East|
Its name came about from the colour of the clay which was exposed by gold miners at that part of the Bendigo diggings.
The Bendigo Creek, the site of the first gold find, runs upstream through White Hills.
White Hills Post Office opened on 21 August 1857 during the gold rush.
White Hills is home of the White Hills Cricket Club; there is a public swimming pool.
Weeroona College Bendigo, a co-educational secondary college catering for students in years 7 to 10, is located in the suburb.
The White Hills Cemetery was officially opened in 1854, but had been in use well before that. The Bendigo WS web site notes that
The White Hills Public Cemetery is regarded as significant because it is a substantially intact example of a mid nineteenth century gold-fields cemetery. The cemetery lies in a picturesque setting of curved pathways and has a number of significant and rare plantings."
So is his nephew, Michael John Flannigan(1862-1901), after whom King Island's Lake Flannigan is named.
William Kain (1999–Present) From Mortlake Victoria of the White Hills Football and Netball Club,kicked 6 goals in three Forward line quaters of Australian rules Football in the Heathcote District Football Netball league grand final in 2019. He also completed his Accolades by earning best on ground that day. Toad as he is known to his friends is also apart of the real faithful.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "White Hills (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
- "White Hills". Victorian Places. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
- Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
- Country Racing Victoria, Bendigo Jockey Club, archived from the original on 19 July 2008, retrieved 7 May 2009
- "White Hills Public Cemetery Bendigo Victoria", Bendigo WS, url=http://www.bendigo.ws/Bendigo-History/Bendigo-Architecture-and-Buildings/White-Hills-Public-Cemetery.html, viewed 5 May 2017.
- City of Greater Bendigo Viewed 24 March 2009
- White Hills Botanical Gardens Viewed 24 March 2009
- White Hills Public Cemetery Viewed 5 May 2017