Tallangatta is a small town in north-eastern Victoria, Australia. At the 2001 census, Tallangatta had a population of 950. The town is situated on the banks of the Mitta Arm of Lake Hume, approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) south-east of Albury-Wodonga along the Murray Valley Highway.
Benalla is a city of just over 9,000 people located just off the Hume Freeway in north-eastern Victoria, Australia, about 40 kilometres (20 mi) south of Wangaratta. Its Local Government Area is the Rural City of Benalla.
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River in Victoria, Australia. Twin town Moama is on the northern side of the river in New South Wales. Its location at the closest point of the Murray to Melbourne contributed to its development as a thriving river port city during the 1800s. At the 2006 census, Echuca had a population of 12,358. Echuca, an Aboriginal name meaning "Meeting of the Waters" is indicative of the role rivers have played in the town's existence.
Tyers is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is 158 kilometres (98 mi) east of Melbourne, 10 kilometres (6 mi) north-west of Traralgon and located in the City of Latrobe. It was known until 1852 as "Boola Boola", after which it was named after the surveyor and explorer Charles Tyers. At the 2006 census, Tyers had a population of 864. Tyers Post Office opened on 11 September 1882.
Corryong is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is located 120 kilometres (75 mi) east of Albury-Wodonga, near the upper reaches of the Murray River and thus close to the New South Wales border. At the 2006 Census in Australia, Corryong had a population of 1,228.
Rutherglen pronunciation is a small town in north-eastern Victoria, Australia, near the Murray River border with New South Wales. The town was named after the Scottish town of Rutherglen which lies just outside Glasgow. At the 2006 census, Rutherglen had a population of 2,502.
Warragul is a rural centre with a population of 12,943 people 104 kilometres (65 mi) kilometres east-southeast of Melbourne in Victoria. Warragul lies between the Strzelecki Ranges to the south and the Mount Baw Baw Plateau of the Great Dividing Range to the north. The town is named after an Aboriginal word meaning "wild dog". Warragul is the main population and service centre of the West Gippsland region and the Shire of Baw Baw.
Castlemaine (note the Flat A rather than a Broad A) is a city in Victoria, Australia, in the "Goldfields" region about 120 kilometres northwest by road from Melbourne, and about 40 kilometres from the major provincial centre of Bendigo. It is part of the Shire of Mount Alexander. In 2006, Castlemaine's population was 6,797 (2006 census data), of whom about 17% were born overseas (3% in the United Kingdom).
Colac is a town in the western district of Victoria, Australia, situated approximately 150 kilometres south-west of Melbourne on the southern shore of Lake Colac. It is approximately 40 km inland from Bass Strait and is on the Princes Highway, which is the alternative route from Melbourne to Adelaide and part of Australia's circumnavigational Highway 1, which is reputed to be the longest road in the world. At the 2006 census, Colac had a population of 10,857.
For other uses of the term Melton, see Melton (disambiguation). Melton is a satellite city of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 35 km west from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the Shire of Melton. At the 2006 Census, Melton had a population of 35,490. Statistically, Melton is considered part of Greater Melbourne. Melton is located approximately 60 km from Geelong and is about 60 km east of Ballarat along the Western Freeway.
Kingston is a small town in rural Shire of Hepburn in Victoria, Australia. Kingston is located about 15 km from Creswick, just off the Midland Highway and is about 20 km from Daylesford. Kingston's post code is 3364. Kingston was once a thriving gold mining town during the Victorian Gold Rush and became the administrative centre of the Creswick Shire. Kingston Post Office opened on 11 October 1858.
Queenscliff is a small town on the Bellarine Peninsula at the entrance to Port Phillip in southern Victoria, Australia and is bounded on its north side by the environmentally important Swan Bay. It is part of the Borough of Queenscliffe, which also includes the neighbouring town of Point Lonsdale. It is one of the endpoints of the Searoad ferry to Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula. It is also the terminus of both the Bellarine Peninsula Railway and the Bellarine Rail Trail.
Stawell is a town in the Wimmera region of Victoria, Australia. The town is located in Shire of Northern Grampians Local Government Area, 237 kilometres (147 mi) west-north-west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2006 census, Stawell had a population of 6,035.
Nilma is a small town in the West Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia located between Warragul and Darnum. At the 2006 census Nilma had a population of 218. The Post Office opened on 1 May 1886 as Bloomfield Railway Station, was renamed Nilma in 1909 and closed in 1979. The town in conjunction with neighbouring township Darnum has an Australian Rules football team competing in the Ellinbank & District Football League.
Yackandandah is a small tourist town in northeast Victoria, Australia. It is near the industrial towns of Wodonga and Albury, and is close to the tourist town of Beechworth. At the 2006 census, Yackandandah had a population of 663.
Peterborough is a small town on the historic Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia, about 3 hours drive from Melbourne. It was supposedly founded when the schooner SS Schomberg was wrecked in the middle of the 19th century, though not sufficiently populated to justify a Post Office until April 10, 1890. It became a fishing village that is now a popular holiday destination. At the 2006 census, Peterborough had a population of 178.
Mansfield is a small town in the foothills of the Victorian part of the Australian Alps. It is approximately 180 km north-east of Melbourne. At the 2006 census, Mansfield had a population of 4052. Mansfield is the centre of a large shire; it was amalgamated with the nearby town of Benalla (60 km) to form Delatite Shire but after community action became the first de-amalgamation in Victoria. Mansfield was formerly heavily dependent on farming and logging, but is now a tourist-centre.
Aireys Inlet is a small coastal inlet and town located on the Great Ocean Road, southwest of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Aireys Inlet is located between Anglesea and Lorne, and joined with Fairhaven to the west. At the 2006 census, Aireys Inlet had a population of 1,148. Many surfers holiday in Aireys Inlet to take advantage of the popular Fairhaven beach. As the inclination of the beach can change dramatically between years, the surf is regarded as unpredictable.
Wedderburn is a rural town located in Victoria, Australia on the Calder Highway 214 kilometres (133 mi) north of Victoria's capital city, Melbourne. At the 2006 census, Wedderburn had a population of 1249. It is mainly a farming community but its early residents were gold miners and prospectors.
Jumbunna is a town in South Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. The name is taken from the eastern Kulin language of the Bunnerong tribe and means "a place to meet and talk". Today the community of Jumbunna consists of 13 houses and about 30 residents in the township and 29 houses and 50 residents in the surrounding rural area. Farming (mainly in fat lamb, beef and dairy industries) continues and is now complemented by a diverse range of small businesses.
Badger Creek is a town in Victoria, Australia, 53 km north-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2006 Census, Badger Creek had a population of 1788. Badger Creek is near the Healesville Sanctuary and the former Coranderrk Aboriginal Station, now known as the Coranderrk Bushland.
Healesville is a town in Victoria, Australia, 52 km north-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2006 Census, Healesville had a population of 6567. Healesville is situated on the Watts River, a tributary of the Yarra River.
Chum Creek is a town in Victoria, Australia, 50 km north-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2006 Census, Chum Creek had a population of 848. The area is served by the 687 bus route operated from Healesville by McKenzie's Tourist Services.
Dixons Creek is a town in Victoria, Australia, 46 km north-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2006 Census, Dixons Creek had a population of 596. The Post Office opened around 1902 and closed in 1967. Dixons Creek has a primary school, with currently 34 students. It is part of the Wollombi Cluster (11 small schools in the area).