Cromie St, the very wide main street of Rupanyup
|Population||536 (2016 census)|
|Elevation||67 m (220 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Yarriambiack|
Rupanyup (// rə-PAN-yəp) is a small town in rural Victoria, Australia. As of the 2016 census, it had a population of 536. The name Rupanyup is an Aboriginal word meaning 'branch hanging over water'.
The Post Office opened on 22 February 1875 as Karkarooc and was renamed Rupanyup in 1876.
The town used to be in the Shire of Dunmunkle but was allocated to the Shire of Yarriambiack when Victoria's municipalities were re-organized in the 1990s.
Golfers play at the course of the Rupanyup Golf Club on Frayne Avenue.
The town has art in the Silo Art Trail which also includes Sheep Hills, Brim, Rosebury, Lascelles and Patchewollock.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Rupanyup (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
- Rupanyup - Yarriambiack Shire Council
- Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11
- Full Points Footy, Horsham_District, archived from the original on 10 May 2008, retrieved 2008-07-25
- Golf Select, Rupanyup, retrieved 2009-05-11
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