Towns in Australia

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Murrabit VIC


Postcode: 3579

Murrabit is a town in north east Victoria, Australia. The town is located on the Murray River, 305 kilometres from the state capital, Melbourne and 52 kilometres from Swan Hill. Murrabit is in the Gannawarra Shire Local government area and has a population of approximately 100.

The township was established in 1925 as a railway station on the Kerang-Stony Crossing Border Railway and is the site of an historic bridge. The lift span bridge was constructed in 1926 and used for rail and road until 1960 when the railway was closed.

Murrabit is a major citrus producing area, with many orchards and packing sheds. Dairy is the other major industry with water provided through the Torrumbarry Irrigation System and milk being sold to processing plants at Leitchville and Rochester.