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Peechelba

Peechelba is a small town in north eastern Victoria, Australia.

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  • Area:79.285 km2
  • Elevation:143 m
  • Population:184
  • Local Government Area:Wangaratta Rural City Council

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Peechelba is a small town in north eastern Victoria, Australia.The town is located in the Rural City of Wangaratta and the Shire of Moira local government area between Wangaratta and Yarrawonga and 277 kilometres (172 mi) north west of the state capital, Melbourne.At the 2011 census, Peechelba and the surrounding area had a population of 345. The town is home to a nature reserve, not far from the Ovens River. # History Peechelba Post Office opened on 2 September 1880 to the north of the township now, and was renamed Bundalong South in 1883 when a new Peechelba office opened. This closed in 1889. In 1890 Peechelba Town office opened, closing in 1969.To serve soldier settlers in the area, a branch railway was opened to Peechelba East on 31 October 1927, from Bowser station on the main North East railway line. The line was closed on 8 December 1986. # Weather # Things to do

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