Nyah West

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Nyah West
Victoria
Nyah West Monash Street 003.JPG
Monash Street, the main street of Nyah West
Nyah West is located in Rural City of Swan Hill
Nyah West
Nyah West
Coordinates 35°11′S 143°20′E / 35.183°S 143.333°E / -35.183; 143.333Coordinates: 35°11′S 143°20′E / 35.183°S 143.333°E / -35.183; 143.333
Population 552 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 3595
Location
LGA(s) Rural City of Swan Hill
State electorate(s) Swan Hill
Federal Division(s) Mallee
Localities around Nyah West:
Towan Miralie Nyah
Towan Nyah West Nyah
Nyrraby Pira Vinifera

Nyah West is a town in Victoria, Australia near the Murray River, the border with New South Wales. It is near the Murray Valley Highway (Nyah West is on the railway line, Nyah is on the highway), 371 kilometres (231 mi) north-west of Melbourne and 27 kilometres (17 mi) north-east of Swan Hill. The town was established when the railway line was extended from Swan Hill to Piangil in 1915 passing some distance to the west of the established township of Nyah. A full Post Office opened here on 1 December 1917.[2]

At the 2006 census, Nyah West had a population of 552. It is the business and commercial centre of a prosperous irrigation district which produces wine and dried fruit, as well as vegetables and wool.

The town in conjunction with neighbouring township Nyah has an Australian Rules football team competing in the Central Murray Football League.[3]

Golfers play at the course of the Nyah West Golf Club on Yarraby Road.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Nyah West (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-10-01. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
  3. ^ Full Points Footy, Nyah-Nyah West, retrieved 2008-07-25 
  4. ^ Golf Select, Nyah West, retrieved 2009-05-11 

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