|Population 324 (2011 census)|
State electorate(s) Lowan
Postal code 3319
Federal division Division of Mallee
LGA(s) Shire of West Wimmera
Local time Tuesday 8:04 AM
|Location 417 km (259 mi) W of Melbourne
369 km (229 mi) SE of Adelaide
115 km (71 mi) W of Horsham
21 km (13 mi) W of Edenhope
30 km (19 mi) E of Naracoorte|
Weather 19°C, Wind NE at 11 km/h, 55% Humidity
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Apsley is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is on the Wimmera Highway, in the Shire of West Wimmera, 420 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, and 7 kilometres east of the South Australian border. The town is named after Apsley House in London. It was surveyed in 1851 and proclaimed in 1852, a Post Office opening on 1 January 1854 replacing that of Lake Wallace (open since 1 March 1849 nearer what is now Edenhope serving the grazing population.
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Map of Apsley VIC 3319, Australia
The population at the 2011 census was 324. The town is close to Lake Bringalbert and Newlands Lake, and the Saint Gregory's Vineyard, which specialises in port wine.
Apsley had a football club that competed in the Kowree Naracoorte Football League from 1937. Later this would become the Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara Football League where Apsley competed until 1999, when they merged with Edenhope. Since 2007 Edenhope Apsley have played in the Horsham & District Football League. Apsley's best known footballers were Reg Burgess, who played for the Essendon Football Club and Lachlan Neale, who currently plays for the Fremantle Football Club
A large Red-flowering Gum on Wallace Street is listed on the National Trust of Australia's Significant Tree Register for Victoria.
Golfers play at the Apsley Golf Club on the Wimmera Highway.
In 2014, 12 farm families banded together to buy the pub. The Border Inn Hotel has completed an extensive renovation, and has a small attached general store for the town, which has recently opened.