Everton, Victoria

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Everton
Victoria
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Everton Hotel
Everton is located in Rural City of Wangaratta
Everton
Everton
Coordinates 36°25′0″S 146°32′0″E / 36.41667°S 146.53333°E / -36.41667; 146.53333Coordinates: 36°25′0″S 146°32′0″E / 36.41667°S 146.53333°E / -36.41667; 146.53333
Population 274 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 3678
Location
LGA(s) Rural City of Wangaratta
State electorate(s) Murray Valley
Federal Division(s) Indi

Everton is a small town located 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Wangaratta in northeast Victoria, along the Great Alpine Road. At the 2006 census, Everton and the surrounding area had a population of 274.[1]

Attractions of the town and area include the Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail (a sealed off-road bicycle path offering 95 kilometres (59 mi) of cycling along former railway tracks), wineries, and the Victorian High Country.

Everton Post Office opened in 1876 and closed in 1965. An earlier Everton office opened on 8 May 1873, was renamed Everton Station in 1876, Everton Rail around 1909, Everton Upper in 1922 and also closed in 1965.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Everton (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-07-27. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 

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