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A Post Office opened in the area on 1 October 1858 and was renamed Mount Gellibrand in 1894, a few days before another office nearby was opened as Birregurra.
The railway though the town was opened in 1877, as part of the line to the south west of the state. A branch line to Forrest left the main line here, opened in 1891 and closed in 1957. The local railway station is served by V/Line passenger services on the Warrnambool line.
Golfers play at the Birregurra Golf Club on Hopkins Street.
The town is host to the Birregurra Weekend Festival and Art Show which will celebrate its 11th year in October 2010. The festival showcases local food and wine as well as art and music, with local talent such as Jack Simpson. It starts each year at around the month of October.
A produce market is held on the second Sunday of each month where local vendors sell cakes, jewellery, plants, fresh fruit and vegetables and arts and crafts. Organisers hold a barbecue for patrons of the market. The town is full of cafes, serving food and coffee, a local butcher, with local meats and a range of various indie clothes shops.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Birregurra (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-10-01.
- Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11
- Sid Brown (March 1990), "Tracks Across the State", Newsrail (Australian Railway Historical Society (Victorian Division)): pages 71–76.
- Full Points Footy, Birregurra, retrieved 2008-07-25[dead link]
- Golf Select, Birregurra, retrieved 2009-05-11
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