Tolmie, Victoria

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General store
Tolmie is located in Shire of Mansfield
Coordinates 36°56′S 146°15′E / 36.933°S 146.250°E / -36.933; 146.250Coordinates: 36°56′S 146°15′E / 36.933°S 146.250°E / -36.933; 146.250
Population 547 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3723
LGA(s) Shire of Mansfield
State electorate(s) Ovens Valley
Federal Division(s) Indi

Tolmie is a small rural town in north-eastern Victoria, Australia. It is located 22 kilometres (14 mi) north-east of Mansfield. At the 2011 census, Tolmie had a population of 547.[1]

The Post Office opened on 1 February 1877 as Wombat, was renamed Tolmie in 1879, and closed in 1971 .[2]

Named after Ewen Tolmie born in Scotland 1816 died at his homestead Dueran 1883.

Tolmie holds an annual community event, known as Tolmie Sports, in February.

Much of the heavily forested countryside surrounding Tolmie was devastated by bushfires in 2006/07.

Tolmie once had a general store/ petrol station that is currently closed.

It also has the Tolmie Tavern/Hotel which serves food and drinks.


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Tolmie (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 

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