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Tyrendarra

Tyrendarra is a locality in south west Victoria, Australia.

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  • Area:122.818 km2
  • Elevation:13 m
  • Population:212
  • Local Government Area:Glenelg Shire Council

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Tyrendarra is a locality in south west Victoria, Australia. The locality is split between the Shire of Glenelg and the Shire of Moyne local government areas, with most being in the former. It is on the Princes Highway, 338 kilometres (210 mi) south west of the state capital, Melbourne. The Tyrendarra township lies within a bend of Darlot Creek, before it enters the Fitzroy River—which also flows through the locality. At the 2016 census, Tyrendarra and the surrounding area had a population of 212.The area was settled in the 1870s and a Post Office opened around February 1879 and closed in 2000.Tyrendarra is well known for the Tyrendarra Pastoral and Agricultural show held each year at the Tyrendarra sports reserve. The Tyrendarra Rodeo has, since 2017, been replaced with the Tyrendarra Beer Fest. It has an Australian rules football team playing in the South West District Football League. An unusual feature of the village is that it long had two churches and no hotel. The Tyrendarra Indigenous Protected Area, which lies on the Tyrendarra lava flow from the extinct volcano Budj Bim lies between the Fitzroy River and Darlot Creek close to the township. # History # Weather # Things to do

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