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Goroke

Goroke is a town in the Wimmera region of Victoria.

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  • Area:323.248 km2
  • Elevation:166 m
  • Population:299
  • Local Government Area:West Wimmera Shire Council

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Goroke is a town in the Wimmera region of Victoria.The town is located in the Shire of West Wimmera local government area, 370 kilometres (230 mi) north west of the state capital, Melbourne.At the 2016 census, Goroke recorded a population of 299. # History Named after the Aboriginal term for the Australian magpie, the town was established in 1882 as a supply centre for local selectors and by 1884 had a population of 50. Goroke Post Office opened on 1 July 1884.Three years later, facilities in Goroke included a flour mill, two stores, a school, a mechanics' hall, a hotel and a blacksmith's.Originally connected to Kaniva and Nhill by a track through the Little Desert, in 1894, the railway reached Goroke from Natimuk until it closed in 1986. # Weather # Things to do

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