Lemnos, Victoria

Lemnos is a locality in the Goulburn Valley region of Victoria, Australia, on the outskirts of the regional city of Shepparton. At the 2006 census, Lemnos had a population of 369.[2]

Lemnos
Victoria
The entry to Lemnos Reserve
Lemnos
Location in Victoria
Coordinates36°21′S 145°27′E
Population246 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3630
Elevation115 m (377 ft)
Location
LGA(s)City of Greater Shepparton
RegionGoulburn Valley
State electorate(s)Shepparton
Federal Division(s)Nicholls

The locality was established in 1927 as a soldier settlement zone after the First World War. It was named by Ernest Hill a returned soldier after the Greek island of Lemnos where Allied soldiers stopped on their way to Gallipoli.

Lemnos has a State School, General store with a post office agency and a large farming community. Lemnos is also home to a U. S. Campbells Soup factory.

References

Media related to Lemnos, Victoria at Wikimedia Commons

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Lemnos (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  2. Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Lemnos (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 May 2010.


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