Towns in Australia

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Murrayville VIC


Postcode: 3512

Murrayville is a town on the section of the Mallee Highway between Ouyen and the South Australian border. It is about 24 kilometres (15 mi) east of the South Australian border and about 14 kilometres (9 mi) east from Carina and 14 kilometres west from Danyo. At the 2006 census, Murrayville had a population of 444.

The Post Office opened on November 1, 1910.

The area of the locality contains a number of smaller areas namely Duddo which had a post office open from 1913 until 1918, Duddo Wells with a post office from 1914 until 1950, Danyo with a post office from 1912 (when the railway arrived) until 1975, and Goongee.

The town’s main industry is cereal crops, sheep and cattle, other industries are potato farming and other small crops. Irrigation is only supplied to the potato farms by an underground basin of high quality water.

The town runs a dramatic society that has been running for 46 years straight.