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Amherst VIC


Located in the Maryborough – Pyrenees area of Victoria, Amherst is in the Pyrenees local government area, and within the electoral seat of Wannon.

Amherst at a glance

Postcode: 3371

Latitude: -37.1560117

Longitude: 143.6655871

Altitude: 277.9780579 (metres above sea level)

Population of Amherst VIC

At the 2021 national census, the population of 3371 (Including Amherst) was 1090 people. Out of those, 568 were male and 516 were female.

123 (11.28%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 789 people were born in Australia. 27 (2.48%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Amherst

Here is a map of Amherst, Victoria and surrounds.

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