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Dumosa, Victoria

Dumosa is a locality in Victoria, Australia, located approximately 21 km from Wycheproof, Victoria. Dumosa was named after the tree White Mallee Eucalyptus dumosa which is common in the area. Dumosa Post Office opened on 6 July 1908 and closed in ...

Dunneworthy, Victoria

Dunneworthy is a district located approximately 16 kilometres North East of the town of Ararat, Victoria, Australia. When surveyed in the 1850s there were plans for a sizeable township and a railway station was built. Development never eventuated ...

Dunnstown, Victoria

Dunnstown is a town in Victoria, Australia. The town is located in the Shire of Moorabool, 108 kilometres west of the state capital, Melbourne on the flats below Mount Warrenheip and approximately 12 kilometres east of Ballarat. At the 2016 censu ...

Durham Ox, Victoria

Durham Ox is a small rural locality in the Shire of Loddon in Victoria, Australia. It is situated near the Serpentine Creek, a tributary of the Loddon River. This is a highly valuable natural resource to both the local tourism and agricultural ec ...

East Warburton, Victoria

East Warburton is a town in Victoria, Australia, 67 km east from Melbournes central business district. Its local government area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2016 census, East Warburton had a population of 864. The Post Office opened on 1 ...

Ebden, Victoria

Ebden is a locality in north east Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the City of Wodonga local government area, 337 kilometres north east of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Ebden had a population of 136.

Eganstown, Victoria

Eganstown is a town located in the Shire of Hepburn, Victoria, Australia. At the 2016 census, Eganstown and the surrounding area had a population of 203. West of Daylesford, Victoria on the Midland Highway. Until 1872, called Blanket Flat, the to ...

Eildon, Victoria

Eildon is a town in Victoria, Australia. It is located near Lake Eildon, on the Goulburn Valley Highway, in the Shire of Murrindindi local government area. At the 2016 Census, Eildon had a population of 974.

Elaine, Victoria

Elaine is a town in Victoria, Australia, located on the Midland Highway between Ballarat and Geelong. At the 2016 census, Elaine and the surrounding area had a population of 228. The railway came to the town with the opening of the Geelong-Ballar ...

Eldorado, Victoria

Eldorado, or El Dorado, is a small town in the north-east of Victoria, Australia. At the 2016 census, Eldorado had a population of 264, down from a population of 287 at the time of the 2006 census.

Elmhurst, Victoria

Elmhurst is a town in the Pyrenees region of western Victoria, Australia. The town is on the Pyrenees Highway between Eversley and Amphitheatre. Elmhurst is in the Rural City of Ararat local government area, 191 kilometres north-west of the state ...

Elphinstone, Victoria

Elphinstone is a town in Victoria, Australia. The town sits at the junction of the former Calder Highway and the former Pyrenees Highway between Malmsbury and Castlemaine near Taradale and Chewton. Its local government area is the Shire of Mount ...

Emu Flat, Victoria

Emu Flat is a locality in the Shire of Mitchell local government area, in Victoria, Australia. It is situated between Lancefield and Tooborac, 92 kilometres to the north-west of Melbourne by road. Emu Flat has two "heritage places" listed in the ...

Enfield, Victoria

Enfield is a rural locality in Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Golden Plains Shire, near the regional city of Ballarat and 149 kilometres west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Enfield and the surrounding area had a ...

Ercildoune, Victoria

Ercildoune is a locality in western Victoria, Australia. The locality is noted for the significant and unusual historic buildings and gardens found at the Ercildoune Homestead. At the 2016 census, Ercildoune and the surrounding area had a populat ...

Eskdale, Victoria

Eskdale is a small town near the major regional centre of Albury-Wodonga, in Victorias north. It is situated in the Mitta Valley, near the rivers confluence with the Little Snowy Creek, amongst the foothills of Mount Bogong. At the 2016 census, E ...

Everton, Victoria

Everton is a small town located 20 kilometres from Wangaratta in northeast Victoria, along the Great Alpine Road. At the 2016 census, Everton and the surrounding area had a population of 203. Attractions of the town and area include the Murray to ...

Faraday, Victoria

The Post Office opened on 1 April 1867, but was closed in 1880, postal services being provided from nearby Harcourt. The former Faraday Primary School is a single-room building constructed in 1869 from local granite. It opened as a Common School ...

Fentons Creek, Victoria

Fentons Creek is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is located near Wedderburn in the Loddon Shire. A creek with the same name runs along the edge of the township. At the 2006 census, the suburb had a population of 115. The town covers a lar ...

Ferguson, Victoria

Ferguson is a locality in south west Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Colac Otway Shire, 195 kilometres south west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Ferguson had a population of 19.

Flagstaff, Victoria

Flagstaff is a district in Victoria, Australia, site of a former settlement, located on the Pyrenees Highway east of Maryborough in the Shire of Central Goldfields. 218 metres above sea level, the area is naturally characterised by Box-Ironbark f ...

Flowerdale, Victoria

Flowerdale is a town in Victoria, Australia. It is in the Shire of Murrindindi local government area, 95 kilometres from the state capital, Melbourne and in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range, in the upper catchment of the Goulburn River s ...

Foxhow, Victoria

Foxhow is a locality in Victoria, Australia, located 200 km south-west of Melbourne in an agricultural area at the northern end of Lake Corangamite. Foxhow Post Office opened around 1902 and closed in 1959 although an earlier office had a brief e ...

French Island Marine National Park

The French Island Marine National Park is a protected marine national park in Western Port, Victoria, Australia. The 2.800-hectare marine park extends 15 kilometres along the north shore of French Island and protects a range of habitats including ...

Fryers Forest

Fryers Forest is an eco-village in a forest setting in central Victoria, Australia near Castlemaine. It features planning along Permaculture principles, including examples of solar passive houses and sustainable management of native bushland syst ...

Galah, Victoria

Galah is a locality situated on the Mallee Highway and Pinnaroo railway line in the Sunraysia region of Victoria. It is situated about 15 kilometres east from Ouyen and 15 kilometres west from Walpeup. It is in the local government area of the Ru ...

Gapsted

Gapsted is a locality in north east Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Alpine Shire local government area, 288 kilometres north east of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Gapsted had a population of 173.

Garvoc

Garvoc is a town in the Western District of Victoria, Australia. The town is located in the Moyne Shire local government area, 223 kilometres south west of the state capital, Melbourne. The town is the proposed location for a regional livestock s ...

Gateway Island, Victoria

Gateway Island is an unpopulated suburb of the City of Wodonga local government area in northeast Victoria, Australia, adjacent to the Murray River and bounded in the south by the Wodonga Creek. A quarry, Barro Wodonga Quarries, is located on the ...

Gellibrand, Victoria

Gellibrand is a town in south west Victoria, Australia. The town is located in the Otway Ranges midway between the Princes Highway and Great Ocean Road in the Colac Otway Shire, 176 kilometres south west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 20 ...

Gherang, Victoria

Gherang is a small rural township in Victoria, Australia. It is in the Surf Coast Shire local government area, and is located on the northern edge of the Great Otway National Park and the Anglesea Heath. At the 2006 census, Gherang had a populati ...

Gheringhap, Victoria

Gheringhap is a rural township near Geelong, Victoria, Australia, located approximately 83 km southwest of Melbourne, between Geelong and Meredith on the Midland Highway. Gheringhap is located in the Golden Plains Shire. The town is located at th ...

Gisborne South, Victoria

Gisborne South is a locality in the southern part of the Macedon Ranges, a 40-minute drive from Melbourne, Australia. Known for its vineyards, olive groves and thriving equestrian and alpaca industries, Gisborne South is the closest to Melbournes ...

Glenaroua

Glenaroua is a locality in central Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Mitchell local government area, 104 kilometres north west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Glenaroua had a population of 154.

Glenburn, Victoria

Glenburn is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is in the local government area of the Shire of Murrindindi. At the 2016 Census, Glenburn had a population of 415. The Post Office opened in 1902 and was known as Glenburn Creamery until 1907.

Shire of Glenelg

The Glenelg Shire is a local government area in the Barwon South West region of Victoria, Australia, located in the south-western part of the state. It covers an area of 6.219 square kilometres and in June 2018 had a population of 19.665. It incl ...

Glengarry, Victoria

Glengarry is a town in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. The town is located in the City of Latrobe local government area, 165 kilometres south east of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2011 census, Glengarry had a population of 692.

Glenloth, Victoria

Glenloth is a locality in Victoria, Australia, located approximately 121 kilometres from the regional centre of Bendigo. Glenloth Post Office opened on 22 October 1879; Glenloth Railway Station Post Office opened on 1 March 1884. In 1910 the rail ...

Glenmore, Victoria

Glenmore is a locality in central Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Moorabool, 70 kilometres west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Glenmore had a population of 63.

Glenorchy, Victoria

Glenorchy is a town in the Wimmera district of the Australian state of Victoria. The town in located in the Northern Grampians Shire and on the Wimmera River, 257 kilometres north-west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Glenorch ...

Glenthompson, Victoria

Glenthompson is a town in the Australian state of Victoria. It lies on the Glenelg Highway between Hamilton and Ballarat, close to the Grampian mountain range. At the 2016 census, Glenthompson and the surrounding area had a population of 234. Its ...

Goolengook

The Goolengook valley is a remote forested region of south-eastern Australia, located near Orbost in the far eastern corner of Victoria. It contains a number of forest types including a rare warm temperate/cool temperate "Overlap Rainforest". Goo ...

Goomalibee

Goomalibee is a locality in north east Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Rural City of Benalla local government area and on the Broken River, 214 kilometres north east of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Goomalibee had ...

Gooramadda

Gooramadda is a locality in north east Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Indigo local government area and on the Murray River, 308 kilometres north east of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Gooramadda had a popu ...

Goorambat, Victoria

Goorambat is a town in northern Victoria, Australia. The town is located in the Rural City of Benalla local government area, 229 kilometres north of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Goorambat and the surrounding area had a popula ...

Goornong

Goornong is a town in north central Victoria, Australia. The town is in the City of Greater Bendigo local government area and on the Midland Highway, 159 kilometres north of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Goornong had a populat ...

Gorae West

Gorae West is a locality in south west Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Glenelg, 352 kilometres west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Gorae West had a population of 227.

Grahamvale, Victoria

Grahamvale is a small town in Victoria, Australia that encompasses the outer-most eastern regions of the city of Shepparton. At the 2006 census, Grahamvale had a population of 425. The region includes a mix of industrial, grazing and orchard land ...

Grand Ridge Rail Trail

The Grand Ridge Trail or Mirboo North to Boolarra Trail is a 13 kilometre trail in the Strzelecki Ranges of west central Gippsland, connecting the towns of Mirboo North and Boolarra. The route follows the line of the former Mirboo North railway l ...

Grantville, Victoria

Grantville is a small town in Victoria, Australia. In the 2006 census, Grantville had a population of 456. The town was named after Lieutenant James Grant who surveyed the area in 1801.