|Population||270 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Murrindindi|
It is located along the Maroondah Highway, near the junction of Acheron River and Goulburn River. The town was initially known as Acheron Lower, with Acheron Upper being what is now known as Taggerty. Both towns developed following the discovery of gold in Acheron River in 1870. Acheron Post Office opened on 15 April 1876 and was renamed Taggerty in 1893. Acheron Lower Post Office opened in 1884, was renamed Acheron in 1894 and closed in 1974.
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