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Amphitheatre

Amphitheatre is a small town in Victoria, Australia.

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  • Area:152.469 km2
  • Elevation:280 m
  • Population:248
  • Local Government Area:Pyrenees Shire Council

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Amphitheatre is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is located on the Pyrenees Highway in the Pyrenees Shire, south-west of Avoca. At the 2016 census, Amphitheatre and the surrounding area had a population of 248.The Avoca River rises near the town, at the foot of Mount Lonarch. Gold was discovered in the area in 1853, and a settlement was established at Amphitheatre as a result. By 1857, the Cobb and Co Telegraph Line of stage coaches passed through Amphitheatre on the Maryborough to Ararat line.A post office opened on 22 June 1859.The Avoca-Ararat railway, which opened in 1890, included a station at Amphitheatre. The station was closed, along with the line, in 1959. Although the line was eventually reopened, the station was not.Amphitheatre has a primary school. # History # Weather # Things to do

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