The former bakery in Glenorchy, now a residence
|Population||271 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Northern Grampians|
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 (160 mi) north-west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2011 census, Glenorchy had a population of 271.
The town was established around the "Four Posts Inn", opened in 1847 and within two years boasted a store, smithy and post office. The town was surveyed in 1850 by Robert Buchanan who named it after Glen Orchy in Scotland.
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- "Glenorchy". Film Ballarat Hepburn and Beyond. Film Victoria. Retrieved 7 December 2010.
- "Frustration for Northern Grampians Shire". ABC Western Victoria. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 7 December 2010.
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