Tawonga, Victoria

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Tawonga
Victoria
TawongaBogongHotel.JPG
The Bogong Hotel at Tawonga (destroyed by fire in 2011)[1]
Tawonga is located in Alpine Shire
Tawonga
Tawonga
Coordinates36°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
Population574 (2016 census)[2]
Postcode(s)3697
Elevation330 m (1,083 ft)
Location
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 574.[2]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holroyd, Jane. "Fire razes historic country pub". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  2. ^ a b "2016 Census QuickStats Tawonga". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11