Tolmie, Victoria

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Tolmie
Victoria
TolmieGeneralStore.JPG
General store
Tolmie is located in Shire of Mansfield
Tolmie
Tolmie
Coordinates 36°56′S 146°15′E / 36.933°S 146.250°E / -36.933; 146.250Coordinates: 36°56′S 146°15′E / 36.933°S 146.250°E / -36.933; 146.250
Population 578 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 3723
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Mansfield
State electorate(s) Benalla
Federal Division(s) Indi

Tolmie is a small rural town in north-eastern Victoria, Australia. It is located 22 kilometres (14 mi) north-east of Mansfield. At the 2006 census, Tolmie had a population of 578.[1]

The Post Office opened on 1 February 1877 as Wombat, was renamed Tolmie in 1879, and closed in 1971 .[2]

Tolmie holds an annual community event, known as Tolmie Sports, in February.

Much of the heavily forested countryside surrounding Tolmie was devastated by bushfires in 2006/07.

Tolmie once had a general store/ petrol station that is currently closed.

It also has the Tolmie Tavern/Hotel which serves food and drinks.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Tolmie (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 

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