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Lemnos

Lemnos is a locality in the Goulburn Valley region of Victoria, Australia, on the outskirts of the regional city of Shepparton.

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  • Area:19.123 km2
  • Elevation:116 m
  • Population:246
  • Local Government Area:Greater Shepparton City Council

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Lemnos is a locality in the Goulburn Valley region of Victoria, Australia, on the outskirts of the regional city of Shepparton. At the 2006 census, Lemnos had a population of 369, which had dropped to 246 at the 2016 census.The locality was established in 1927 as a soldier settlement area after the First World War. It was named by Ernest Hill, a returned soldier and soldier settler, after the Greek island of Lemnos, which was an operational base for the Gallipoli campaign and to which wounded Australian soldiers were evacuated.Lemnos has a state school, general store with a post office agency, and a large farming community. Lemnos is also home to a Campbell Soup Company factory. In 2020, Lemnos was the site of Australia's only surgical mask factory, operated by Med-Con Pty Ltd. # History # Weather # Things to do

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