Tawonga, Victoria

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The Bogong Hotel at Tawonga (destroyed by fire in 2011)[1]
Tawonga is located in Alpine Shire
Coordinates 36°38′0″S 147°06′0″E / 36.63333°S 147.10000°E / -36.63333; 147.10000Coordinates: 36°38′0″S 147°06′0″E / 36.63333°S 147.10000°E / -36.63333; 147.10000
Population 588 (2011 census)[2]
Postcode(s) 3697
Elevation 330 m (1,083 ft)
LGA(s) Alpine Shire
State electorate(s) Benambra
Federal Division(s) Indi
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
20.3 °C
69 °F
7.4 °C
45 °F
1,017 mm
40 in

Tawonga is a town in northeast Victoria, Australia. The town is on the Kiewa Valley Highway, in the Alpine Shire local government area, 350 kilometres northeast of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2011 census, Tawonga had a population of 588.[2]

Tawonga Post Office opened on 4 October 1879.[3]


  1. ^ Holroyd, Jane. "Fire razes historic country pub". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Tawonga (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 December 2014. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11