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Thornton

Thornton is a small town in nestling on the banks of the Goulburn River in the state of Victoria, Australia.

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  • Area:70.143 km2
  • Elevation:210 m
  • Population:299
  • Local Government Area:Murrindindi Shire Council

Description

Thornton is a small town in nestling on the banks of the Goulburn River in the state of Victoria, Australia. It is in the Shire of Murrindindi local government area. The town is approximately halfway between Alexandra and Eildon. The town had a population of 299 at the 2016 census. # History The locality was named after a nearby pastoral run called Thornton Run that was established in 1840.Thornton Post Office opened on 22 August 1914and is still open and running from the local pub. # Weather # Things to do To the south of Thornton is the Cathedral Ranges National Park where the visitor can participate in bushwalking or go rockclimbing.

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