Bundalong, Victoria

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Bundalong
Victoria
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New houses at Bundalong
Bundalong is located in Shire of Moira
Bundalong
Bundalong
Coordinates 36°02′S 146°10′E / 36.033°S 146.167°E / -36.033; 146.167Coordinates: 36°02′S 146°10′E / 36.033°S 146.167°E / -36.033; 146.167
Population 604 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3730
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Moira
State electorate(s) Ovens Valley
Federal Division(s) Murray
Localities around Bundalong:
Bathumi New South Wales New South Wales
Yarrawonga Bundalong Esmond
Yarrawonga South Boomahnoomoonah Bundalong South

Bundalong is a town in Victoria, Australia located on the Murray River and the Murray Valley Highway, east of Yarrawonga. At the 2011 census, Bundalong had a population of 604.[1] Bundalong is in the Shire of Moira local government area, with the name "Bundalong" being the Aboriginal word for "joined together".[2] The towns farming sites include wheat plantations.[3]

History[edit]

The Bundalong Post office opened on 2 October 1876 and closed in 1940.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bundalong (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 December 2014.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "The Aboriginal and Other Meanings of many of our Region's Town Names". Retrieved 10 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Nassim Khadem and Melissa Marino (17 May 2005). "Control urged as drought hits meat prices". The Age. Melbourne. Retrieved 25 February 2010. 
  4. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2008-04-11. 
Bundalong General Store