Kalkee

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Kalkee
Victoria
Kalkee is located in Rural City of Horsham
Kalkee
Kalkee
Coordinates36°33′0″S 142°13′0″E / 36.55000°S 142.21667°E / -36.55000; 142.21667Coordinates: 36°33′0″S 142°13′0″E / 36.55000°S 142.21667°E / -36.55000; 142.21667
Postcode(s)3401
Location
LGA(s)Rural City of Horsham
State electorate(s)Lowan
Federal Division(s)Mallee

Kalkee is a locality in the Wimmera region of Victoria, Australia. Kalkee is located on the Blue Ribbon Road, 319 kilometres (198 mi) north west of the state capital, Melbourne and 17 kilometres (11 mi) north of the regional centre of Horsham.

The area consists of flat cropping and grazing farmland. Kalkee has an Australian Rules football team and a netball team. Cricket and tennis are also played at the Kalkee Recreation Reserve. The adjacent Blue Ribbon Speedway holds motorsports events attracting crowds from the entire Wimmera region. Kalkee once had a Primitive Methodist church[1] and a primary school but have since closed due to a lack of population.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PRIMITIVE METHODISM IN THE WIMMERA DISTRICT". The Ballarat Courier. XVIII, (2704). Victoria, Australia. 17 February 1876. p. 4. Retrieved 11 July 2019 – via National Library of Australia.