Bimbourie, Victoria

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Bimbourie
Victoria
Bimbourie is located in Shire of Buloke
Bimbourie
Bimbourie
Coordinates 35°21′0″S 142°46′0″E / 35.35000°S 142.76667°E / -35.35000; 142.76667Coordinates: 35°21′0″S 142°46′0″E / 35.35000°S 142.76667°E / -35.35000; 142.76667
Postcode(s) 3533
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Buloke
Localities around Bimbourie:
Pier Milan Pier Milan Lake Tyrrell
Nandaly Bimbourie Lake Tyrrell
Nyarrin Ninda Ninda

Bimbourie is a locality situated in the Mallee region. The place by road, is situated about 13 kilometres from Nandaly and 22 kilometres from Sea Lake, Victoria.

The place name Bimbourie is thought to be derived from the local Aboriginal word Bimbogrie meaning "well dug by Aborigines".[2]

Bimbourie Post Office opened on 9 June 1911 and closed in 1914.[3]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Travelmate Archived 25 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Dictionary of Aborinal Placenames of Victoria Archived 8 April 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11