ELMORE

Elmore is a small town on the main highway to Echuca. The town is on the junction of the eastern feed road from Shepparton, Bendigo and Melbourne, so Elmore is a traffic heavy town. From a heritage perspective Elmore is very active in preservation. For such a small town this is a delight to observe.

In the 1840s a small settlement developed on the Campaspe River servicing pastoral runs. The Post Office opened on 1 January 1849 as Bertram's Inn. On 1 January 1850 it was renamed Campaspie (sic). In 1864 when the township was established the name became Runnymede and in around 1882 the name was changed again to Elmore.

In the first week of October one of Australia's oldest and largest ‘field days’ is held at Elmore. In 2004 there were 45,000 visitors. The first field day was held at Elmore in 1964. There is now a permanent site with pavilions, conference rooms and catering facilities which is hired out.

The three Elmore Hotels service the town plus the busy traffic.The Shamrock a great pub and well maintained

The Elmore War Memorial is located in the centre of the township.

The Museum is represented by the Discovery Centre

The Elmore churches are all over 100 years old and well maintained.

When traveling the Northern Victorian roads a stop off at Elmore is a recommended.

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Fireplace Dump Station
General Store Bottled Gas
Internet Caravan
Camping 4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed   Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water   Walking tracks
Rotary Club Lions Club
Gymnasium   Gardens
Winery   Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
Skiing   Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking   Jet Boating
Information Hospital
Hang Gliding Golf Course