Macorna, Victoria

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Macorna
Victoria
Macorna is located in Shire of Gannawarra
Macorna
Macorna
Location in Shire of Gannawarra
Coordinates 35°55′07″S 144°01′50″E / 35.91861°S 144.03056°E / -35.91861; 144.03056Coordinates: 35°55′07″S 144°01′50″E / 35.91861°S 144.03056°E / -35.91861; 144.03056
Population 200 (?; district)[citation needed]
Postcode(s) 3579
Elevation 85 m (279 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Gannawarra
State electorate(s) Murray Plains
Federal Division(s) Mallee
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
22.8 °C
73 °F
9.4 °C
49 °F
368.9 mm
14.5 in

Macorna is a small community town within the Shire of Gannawarra, Australia. The community has only a couple of houses, but it has a Football Netball Club, Cricket Club, Landcare Group, Fire Brigade Station and a Pony Club. The town is 85 metres above sea level.

Transport[edit]

The town is on the Yungera railway line. The railway reached Macorna in 1884. Macorna station closed in 1981.

Community[edit]

The town has an Australian Rules football team competing in the Golden Rivers Football League.[1] Macorna was a founding club in the Kerang DFL in 1946. Prior to World War II the club played in a number of local leagues including the Tandarra-Macorna Line FA, Pyramid Hill FL, Leagher FA, and Northern DFL.

The Macorna Pony Club was formed in 2004,[2]

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