中文
Select Page

Join Our Community
You May Also Like

Barnawartha

Barnawartha is a small town located on the Hume Highway in regional north-east Victoria, Australia, approximately 299 kilometres (186 mi) from Melbourne on the banks of Indigo Creek which runs into the Murray River to the north.

Details

  • Area:53.998 km2
  • Elevation:179 m
  • Population:904
  • Local Government Area:Indigo Shire Council

Description

Barnawartha is a small town located on the Hume Highway in regional north-east Victoria, Australia, approximately 299 kilometres (186 mi) from Melbourne on the banks of Indigo Creek which runs into the Murray River to the north. Barnawartha commercial centre is located around the High Street, the indigo creek park accessed via High Street fronts the creek of the same name and includes a recently rebuilt public toilet, BBQ facilitys and a walking track. # History Gustav and William Baumgarten were large land owners in Barnawartha prior to the township being settled. After serving prison time for receiving stolen horses from the infamous Ned Kelly, William developed a large winery called Bogong, on the Murray River. The township was surveyed in 1857 by Assistant Surveyor William Snell Chauncy. It was settled in 1860, the Post Office opening on 1 August 1860. # Weather # Things to do Nearing Barnawartha and covering 21,565 hectares, Mt Pilot National Park includes the striking Mt Pilot Range, Woolshed Falls, box-ironbark forests and several historic goldmining sites. local waterways and mountains include Frying Pan Creek, Indigo Creek and Mount Lady Franklin. In the nearby area there are several nearby public accessible river access and camping grounds, this includes Richardson's bend often referred by the locals as Richos is a Dispersed bush camping ground along the bank of the Murray. this provides close to the entrance to the reserve water access for boating

Location