Lemnos, Victoria

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Lemnos is a locality in the Goulburn Valley region of Victoria, Australia, on the outskirts of the regional city of Shepparton. At the 2006 census, Lemnos had a population of 369.[1]

The locality was established in 1927 as a soldier settlement zone after the First World War. It was named by Ernest Hill a returned soldier after the Greek island of Lemnos where Allied soldiers stopped on their way to Gallipoli.[citation needed]

Lemnos has a State School, General store with a post office agency and a large farming community. Lemnos is also home to a U. S. Campbells Soup factory.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Lemnos (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 May 2010. 

Coordinates: 36°21′S 145°28′E / 36.350°S 145.467°E / -36.350; 145.467