Dederang, Victoria

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Dederang
Victoria
DederangHotel.JPG
The Dederang Hotel
Dederang is located in Alpine Shire
Dederang
Dederang
Coordinates 36°29′0″S 147°01′0″E / 36.48333°S 147.01667°E / -36.48333; 147.01667Coordinates: 36°29′0″S 147°01′0″E / 36.48333°S 147.01667°E / -36.48333; 147.01667
Population 422 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3691
Elevation 271 m (889 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Alpine Shire
State electorate(s) Benambra
Federal Division(s) Indi
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
26.6 °C
80 °F
10.1 °C
50 °F
769.7 mm
30.3 in

Dederang is a town in north east Victoria. The town is located on the Kiewa Valley Highway, in the Alpine Shire Local government in Australia, 329 kilometres from the state capital, Melbourne. Dederang is located in the Kiewa River valley. At the 2006 census, Dederang and the surrounding area had a population of 422.[1]

Dederang Post Office opened on 1 September 1877 and closed in 1977.[2]

The town is a popular trout fishing centre and holds a New Year's Day race meeting.

The town in conjunction with neighbouring township Mount Beauty has an Australian Rules football team Dederang-Mount Beauty competing in the Tallangatta & District Football League.

Dederang has a picnic horse racing club, the Dederang Picnic Race Club, which holds its one race meeting a year with the Dederang Cup in January.[3]

Golfers play at the Dederang Golf Club on the Kiewa Valley Highway.[4]

Other notable clubs are the Dederang Bowls Club [5] and the Dederang & District Trail Riding Club.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Dederang (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-07-26. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
  3. ^ Country Racing Victoria, Dederang Picnic Race Club, retrieved 2009-05-07 [dead link]
  4. ^ Golf Select, Dederang, retrieved 2009-05-11 
  5. ^ AlpineLink, The Dederang Bowling Club, retrieved 2012-04-17 
  6. ^ One Left Click Internal, accessdate = 2012-04-17 Dederang & District Trail Riding Club