Gunbower, Victoria

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Gunbower Hotel
Gunbower is located in Shire of Campaspe
Coordinates 35°57′26″S 144°22′14″E / 35.95722°S 144.37056°E / -35.95722; 144.37056Coordinates: 35°57′26″S 144°22′14″E / 35.95722°S 144.37056°E / -35.95722; 144.37056
Population 522 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3566
LGA(s) Shire of Campaspe
State electorate(s) Murray Plains
Federal Division(s) Murray

Gunbower is a town in northern Victoria, Australia. The town is located in the Shire of Campaspe, 272 kilometres (169 mi) north of the state capital, Melbourne on the banks of Gunbower Creek. At the 2011 census, Gunbower had a population of 522.[1]

Gunbower Post Office opened on 8 March 1876.[2]

Gunbower has a horse racing club, the Gunbower Racing Club, which holds the Gunbower Cup meeting in October (the only meeting for the year).[3]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Gunbower (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
  3. ^ Country Racing Victoria, Gunbower Racing Club, retrieved 2009-05-07 [dead link]