Watchupga, Victoria

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Watchupga
Victoria
Watchupga is located in Shire of Buloke
Watchupga
Watchupga
Coordinates 35°45′28″S 142°43′33″E / 35.75778°S 142.72583°E / -35.75778; 142.72583Coordinates: 35°45′28″S 142°43′33″E / 35.75778°S 142.72583°E / -35.75778; 142.72583
Postcode(s) 3485
LGA(s) Shire of Buloke
State electorate(s) Mildura
Federal Division(s) Mallee
Localities around Watchupga:
Woomelang Woomelang Willangie
Hopetoun Watchupga Willangie
Beulah Curyo Marlbed

Watchupga is a locality in Northern Victoria, Australia. The local government area of Watchupga is the Shire of Buloke.[1] Watchupga has a grain station on the Mildura railway line with a grain silo on the site which is 84 metres tall.[2][3] However, the station was closed to passenger and parcels traffic on 11 November 1975.[4] Watchupga Post Office opened on 23 July 1900 and was closed on 29 February 1972.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Map of the Shire of Buloke" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  2. ^ "Victorian Railway Map" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  3. ^ "Watchupga grain station information". Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  4. ^ "Traffic". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. January 1976. p. 9. 
  5. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11