Victoria Street, the main street of Tallygaroopna
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Tallygaroopna // is a town in the Goulburn Valley region of Victoria, Australia. The town is on the Goulburn Valley Highway in the City of Greater Shepparton local government area, 207 kilometres (129 mi) north of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2006 census, Tallygaroopna had a population of 270.
The large Tallygaroopna station was established in the 1840s by Edward Khull and two years later was sold to Sherbourne Sheppard, who later lent his name to the nearby city of Shepparton. The station was broken up for closer settlement in the 1870s, the Post Office opening on 7 December 1875. The Tallygaroopna Railway Station Post Office opened on 17 October 1881, and was later renamed as Tallygaroopna and Tallygaroopna renamed as Tallygaroopna West.
Tallygaroopna Primary School is located on Victoria Street. The local kindergarten is located opposite the school. Tallygaroopna Football Club, known as the 'Redlegs' play in the Kyabram & District Football League. The town is also home to a bowling green and golf course.
In April 2012, the town's only pub, the Victoria Hotel, burnt to the ground.
Media related to Tallygaroopna, Victoria at Wikimedia Commons
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Tallygaroopna (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-10-25.
- "Tallygaroopna Victoria". Travelmate. Retrieved 2007-06-03.
- Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2008-04-11.
- Bob Whitehead (2008). Tocumwal Railway Centenary.
- "From floods to fire, publican laments hotel loss". The Age (Melbourne). 2012-05-01.
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