Koetong

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Koetong
Victoria
KoetongHotel.JPG
The Koetong Pub on the Murray Valley Highway
Koetong is located in Shire of Towong
Koetong
Koetong
Location in Shire of Towong, Victoria
Coordinates 36°09′S 147°30′E / 36.150°S 147.500°E / -36.150; 147.500Coordinates: 36°09′S 147°30′E / 36.150°S 147.500°E / -36.150; 147.500
Postcode(s) 3704
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Towong
State electorate(s) Benambra
Federal Division(s) Indi

Koetong is a locality in north-east Victoria, Australia. The locality, part of the Towong Shire local government area, is on the Murray Valley Highway between Tallangatta and Corryong, 394 kilometres (245 mi) north-east of the state capital, Melbourne, .

Koetong was surveyed in 1885 but not proclaimed until 1952.[1] Tin and gold mining has been sporadically carried out in the area since 1873.[2]

The local state school first opened in 1890 and after several temporary closures, closed permanently in 2003.[1] The town is an access point to nearby Mount Lawson State Park.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Koetong". Towns and Localities: Shire of Towong. RootsWeb. Retrieved 17 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Annear, Robyn. "Koetong Tin Field" (PDF). Heritage Victoria. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 September 2009. Retrieved 17 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "Koetong". Towns and villages. Towong Shire Council. Archived from the original on 17 February 2011. Retrieved 17 August 2010. 

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