Woori Yallock

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Woori Yallock
Victoria
Woori Yallock is located in Melbourne
Woori Yallock
Woori Yallock
Coordinates 37°46′41″S 145°31′41″E / 37.778°S 145.528°E / -37.778; 145.528Coordinates: 37°46′41″S 145°31′41″E / 37.778°S 145.528°E / -37.778; 145.528
Population 2,806 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3139
Elevation 154 m (505 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Yarra Ranges
State electorate(s) Eildon
Federal Division(s) McEwen
Localities around Woori Yallock:
Gruyere Badger Creek Don Valley
Seville East Woori Yallock Launching Place
Seville Hoddles Creek Launching Place

Woori Yallock is a town in Victoria, Australia. The town in the Shire of Yarra Ranges local government area, 56 kilometres (35 mi) east of the central business district of Melbourne. At the 2011 census, Woori Yallock had a population of 2806.[1]

The Post Office opened on 1 July 1886 as Woori Yalloak, changing its name to the current spelling in around 1911.[2]

It contains a primary school, a football oval, a shopping area and a radio station (Yarra Valley FM)[1], and is passed by the Warburton Trail, a walk and cycle track along the dismantled former Warburton railway line.

It also has a bottle shop and a pub located on the Old Warburton Highway. There are two service stations located on either end of Woori Yallock on the Warburton Highway. There is also a branch of the Bendigo Bank within the shopping centre.[3] Currently, Woori Yallock has a butcher, a FoodWorks, a newsagency, a hair salon, a chemist, a community centre, a costume hire shop, an auto parts shop, an opportunity shop, a Barry Plant real estate office, a pizza shop, a video rental store, a mowing store and a pet supplies store.[citation needed]

It is serviced by the 683 bus route operated by Martyrs Bus Service.

The town has an Australian Rules football team, the Woori Tigers, competing in the Yarra Valley Mountain District Football League.

The Yarra Valley Orchid Society meets monthly at the Woori Yallock Primary School.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Woori Yallock (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 December 2014.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
  3. ^ "Woori Yallock & District Community Bank® Branch of Bendigo Bank". Bendigo Bank. Bendigo Bank. Retrieved 28 June 2015. 

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