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Dartmoor, Victoria

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Population  263 (2011 census)
LGA(s)  Shire of Glenelg
State electorate(s)  Lowan
Local time  Saturday 9:34 AM
Postcode(s)  3304
County  Follett
Postal code  3304
Federal division  Division of Wannon
Dartmoor, Victoria httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Location  400 km (249 mi) W of Melbourne 71 km (44 mi) NW of Portland 50 km (31 mi) E of Mount Gambier
Weather  19°C, Wind E at 13 km/h, 84% Humidity

Dartmoor /ˈdɑːtmɔː/ is a rural township on the Princes Highway and the Glenelg River between Heywood and the South Australian border, in southwestern Victoria. At the 2011 census, Dartmoor had a population of 263.

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Map of Dartmoor VIC 3304, Australia

History

Before the township was established the location was known as Woodford Inn. The township was settled in the late 1850s, a Post Office opening on 1 April 1860.

Today

The main industry in the area is the processing of timber from the extensive pine plantations.

Dartmoor has a football team playing in the South West District Football League.

Golfers play at the Dartmoor Golf Club on Wapling Avenue.

Notable residents

  • Jeremy Cameron, Australian rules footballer
  • References

    Dartmoor, Victoria Wikipedia


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