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Oxley

Oxley is a town in Victoria, Australia, located on Snow Road, 13 kilometres (8 mi) south-east of Wangaratta, in the Rural City of Wangaratta.

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  • Area:47.836 km2
  • Elevation:157 m
  • Population:631
  • Local Government Area:Wangaratta Rural City Council

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Oxley is a town in Victoria, Australia, located on Snow Road, 13 kilometres (8 mi) south-east of Wangaratta, in the Rural City of Wangaratta. At the 2016 census, Oxley had a population of 631.Oxley derives its name from the Oxley Plains, which were named in 1824 by the explorers Hume and Hovell after John Oxley, the Surveyor-General of New South Wales. Oxley Post Office opened on 1 January 1870. An earlier office named Oxley became Milawa. The township served as the administrative centre of the Shire of Oxley until 1936. # History # Weather # Things to do

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