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Buangor Hotel
Buangor is located in Rural City of Ararat
Coordinates 37°22′S 143°10′E / 37.367°S 143.167°E / -37.367; 143.167Coordinates: 37°22′S 143°10′E / 37.367°S 143.167°E / -37.367; 143.167
Population 248 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3375
LGA(s) Rural City of Ararat
State electorate(s) Ripon
Federal Division(s) Wannon

Buangor is a town in western Victoria. It is about 181 kilometres (112 mi) west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2011 census, Buangor had a population of 248.[1]

Buangor Post Office opened on 25 March 1863[2]

The town has a primary school, which was built in 1878,[3] and had an enrolment of 19 students in 2011.[4]

Buangor railway station, on the Ararat railway line, was closed in 1981.


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Buangor (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2012-12-13. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 13 December 2012 
  3. ^ "Buangor Primary School". buangor-ps.vic.edu.au. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "School Profile". ACARA. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 

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