Gunbower, Victoria

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Gunbower
Victoria
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Gunbower Hotel
Gunbower is located in Shire of Campaspe
Gunbower
Gunbower
Coordinates35°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
Population551 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3566
Location
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 2016 census, Gunbower had a population of 551.[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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2016 Census QuickStats Gunbower". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11
  3. ^ Country Racing Victoria, Gunbower Racing Club, archived from the original on July 23, 2008, retrieved 2009-05-07