NUMURKAH

Numurkah is in the mix of those wealth creating towns in the dairy/fruit region in northern Victoria. Again owing to Numurkah's narrow main street an air of vibrancy exists.

Numurkah though is a small town that has a lot going for it. The provision of most essential services has ensured a high degree of interdependence.

The area was occupied by squatters that moved into the area from NSW in the late 1830s. After the pastoral runs were made available for farm selection, the township of Numurkah was surveyed in 1875 the Post Office opening 2 November 1878.

 The name is thought to be derived from an Aboriginal word meaning war shield, although a recent authority thinks that this is mistaken] The town hosts an art show in March,  a fishing competition in April, and go cart championships in September and a car show in December.

Saint Mary Mackillop opened a school in Numurkah in the late 1800ís that to this day is an active educational institution. The Catholic Church is a century plus building.

The Numurkah War Memorial is located near the cbd.

The Numurkah Hotels are Victorian classic pubs.

The Anglican and United Churches are modern. The Presbyterian a traditional 100 year plus classic.

The Numurkah Museum is represented with Historical Society

Numurkah is a nice town and a stopover should be consideration.

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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