Nilma, Victoria

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Nilma
Victoria
Nilma is located in Baw Baw Shire
Nilma
Nilma
Coordinates 38°11′0″S 145°58′0″E / 38.18333°S 145.96667°E / -38.18333; 145.96667Coordinates: 38°11′0″S 145°58′0″E / 38.18333°S 145.96667°E / -38.18333; 145.96667
Population 218 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3821
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Baw Baw
State electorate(s) Narracan
Federal Division(s) McMillan
Localities around Nilma:
Warragul Nilma North Nilma North
Warragul Nilma Nilma North
Warragul Bona Vista Darnum

Nilma is a small town in the West Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia located between Warragul and Darnum. At the 2006 census Nilma had a population of 218.

The Post Office opened on 1 May 1886 as Bloomfield Railway Station, was renamed Nilma in 1909 and closed in 1979.[2]

The town in conjunction with neighbouring township Darnum has an Australian Rules football team competing in the Ellinbank & District Football League.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Nilma (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-10-01. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
  3. ^ Full Points Footy, Nilma Darnum, archived from the original on November 20, 2008, retrieved 2008-07-25