Yarck, Victoria

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Yarck
Victoria
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General store
Yarck is located in Shire of Murrindindi
Yarck
Yarck
Coordinates37°05′23″S 145°36′40″E / 37.08972°S 145.61111°E / -37.08972; 145.61111Coordinates: 37°05′23″S 145°36′40″E / 37.08972°S 145.61111°E / -37.08972; 145.61111
Population168 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3719
Location
LGA(s)Shire of Murrindindi
State electorate(s)Eildon
Federal division(s)Indi

Yarck is a town in the upper Goulburn Valley region of Victoria, Australia. The town is in the Shire of Murrindindi and on the Maroondah Highway, 166 kilometres (103 mi) north east of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Yarck and the surrounding area had a population of 168.[1]

Yarck Post Office opened around February 1877.[2] The railway arrived in November 1890 when the branch line from Tallarook was extended to Merton.[3] The line and the station closed in 1978.

Facilities in the town include a general store, a hotel, two cafes, a book store, and a bakery.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2016 Census QuickStats Yarck". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 12 January 2019.
  2. ^ Phoenix Auctions History, Post Office List, retrieved 7 April 2021
  3. ^ Harrigan, Leo J. (1962). Victorian Railways to ‘62. Melbourne: Victorian Railways Public Relations and Betterment Board. p. 286.

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