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Rushworth

Rushworth is a township in Victoria, Australia.

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  • Area:172.564 km2
  • Elevation:153 m
  • Population:1,335
  • Local Government Area:Shire of Campaspe

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Rushworth is a township in Victoria, Australia. It is located 157 kilometres (98 mi) north of Melbourne and, at the 2016 Census, had a population of 1,335. # History Rushworth was established during the Victorian gold rush in 1853. It was named by poet and later local Goldfields Commissioner Richard Henry Horne in 1854. Its post office opened on 16 September 1857.The goldfields became no longer viable due to the underground water table and were closed during the gold rush. The Rushworth Magistrates' Court closed on 1 January 1990. # Weather # Things to do

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