Location

Kilmore is Victoria's oldest inland settled town.  It is situated 60 kilometres north of Melbourne and nestled in the Great Dividing Range on the Northern Highway, which was once also the road to the goldfields. Being just one day's horse ride from Melbourne it was the first overnight stop on the journey north.

Kilmore was in the former Shire of Kilmore, now incorporated into the Shire of Mitchell.  Our local areas of interest extend to Kilmore, Beveridge, Bylands, Clonbinane, Darraweit Guim, Wallan, Wandong, Willomavin and Pyalong.

Some map websites you can visit and search for Kilmore to give an indication of our location

Wilkins Tourist Maps

Geoscience Australia website A place name query searches the Gazetteer of Australia which is a compilation of over 240,000 geographic names of Australia provided by members of the Committee for Geographic Names in Australia.

 WhereIs

Google Maps Australia

  

 

 

 


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Kilmore Historical Society Page Updated 30 June, 2008