Irymple, Victoria

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Irymple
Victoria
Irymple.jpg
The Calder Highway, passing through Irymple. Approaching the level crossing on the Mildura Line.
Irymple is located in Rural City of Mildura
Irymple
Irymple
Coordinates34°14′0″S 142°10′0″E / 34.23333°S 142.16667°E / -34.23333; 142.16667Coordinates: 34°14′0″S 142°10′0″E / 34.23333°S 142.16667°E / -34.23333; 142.16667
Population5,325 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3498
Location
LGA(s)Rural City of Mildura
State electorate(s)Mildura
Federal Division(s)Mallee
Localities around Irymple:
Mildura Mildura Nichols Point
Mildura Irymple New South Wales
Koorlong Cardross Red Cliffs

Irymple (/ˈaɪərɪmpəl/ EYE-rim-pəl) is a town in the state of Victoria in Australia. Located in the region of Sunraysia in the far North-West Victoria, Irymple is 6 km south of Mildura and 550 km northwest of Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Irymple and the surrounding area had a population of 5,325.[1]

The township was established soon after Mildura, the Post Office opening on 17 February 1892.[2]

Features[edit]

The township has one kindergarten (Irymple Kindergarten), two primary schools (Irymple Primary School and Irymple South Primary School), one secondary school (Irymple Secondary College, years 7-10) and two P-10 schools (the Baptist Mildura Christian College and the Adventist Henderson College).

Irymple has a football and netball club competing in the Sunraysia Football Netball League,[3] a soccer club, a lawn bowls club, a bocce club, a swimming club and a basketball association, all of which have home grounds located in the township. During 2017, Irymple Football and Netball Club won 4 of the 6 possible grand finals in the Sunraysia Football Netball League.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Irymple (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 8 December 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
  3. ^ "Sunraysia Football & Netball League". Fox Sports Pulse. Retrieved 16 August 2016.