Pimpinio, Victoria

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Pimpinio
Victoria
Pimpinio is located in Rural City of Horsham
Pimpinio
Pimpinio
Coordinates 36°35′S 142°07′E / 36.583°S 142.117°E / -36.583; 142.117Coordinates: 36°35′S 142°07′E / 36.583°S 142.117°E / -36.583; 142.117
Population 338 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3401[2]
LGA(s) Rural City of Horsham

Pimpinio (/pɪmpɪˈn/ pim-pi-NY-oh) is a small township in Victoria, Australia 15 km from the City of Horsham. At the 2006 census, Pimpinio had a population of 338.[1]

Pimpinio Post Office opened on 9 March 1875 and closed in 1980.[3]

Sports[edit]

The town has an Australian Rules football team and netball team competing in the Horsham & District Football League.

  • Football- Under 14s, Under 17s, Reserves & Seniors

In 2005 & 2006 the Seniors won the HDFL premiership, thus making them back to back premiers, the success did not last long as they were knocked out of the 2007 finals.[citation needed]

Netball- 13 & Under, 15 & Under, 17 & Under, C Grade, B Grade & A Grade In 2007 the C Grade netball team won the HDFL (Horsham District Football League) premiership by beating a very strong Edenhope-Apsley Side.[citation needed]

They also have a cricket side, who have had a bit of success.

Golfers play at the course of the Pimpinio Golf Club on the Western Highway.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Pimpinio (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 June 2010. 
  2. ^ Postcode information for Pimpinio VIC. australia-postcodes.com. Retrieved on 2008-05-15.
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
  4. ^ Golf Select, Pimpinio, retrieved 2009-05-11 

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