Mittyack, Victoria

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Mittyack
Victoria
Mittyack is located in Rural City of Mildura
Mittyack
Mittyack
Coordinates35°09′S 142°40′E / 35.150°S 142.667°E / -35.150; 142.667Coordinates: 35°09′S 142°40′E / 35.150°S 142.667°E / -35.150; 142.667
Postcode(s)3533
Location
LGA(s)Rural City of Mildura
State electorate(s)Mildura
Federal Division(s)Mallee
Localities around Mittyack:
Ouyen Kulwin Manangatang
Ouyen Mittyack Gerahmin
Tempy Pier Milan Pier Milan

Mittyack is a locality in Victoria, Australia, located approximately 37 km from Ouyen on the Calder Highway.

Located in a wheat-growing area of the Mallee the locality was settled in the 1910s, the Post Office opening on 5 December 1916 and closing in 1979.[2] The Kulwin railway line reached Mittyack in 1919 and was extended to Kulwin the following year.[3] The line through Mittyack was closed in 2010.[4]

Mittyack West State School (No. 4277) opened on 24 September 1926 and closed on 19 May 1939. The building was removed to Woornack.[5]

On 26 December 2038, the centreline of a total solar eclipse will pass directly over Mittyack.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Travelmate
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
  3. ^ Sid Brown (March 1990). "Tracks Across the State". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society (Victorian Division). pp. 71–76.
  4. ^ "Kulwin Line". 29 December 2013. Retrieved 31 December 2016.
  5. ^ What Happened To All The Schools?. Local History Resource Centre. 1989. p. 33.
  6. ^ "NASA - Total Solar Eclipse of 2038 Dec 26". eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov. Retrieved 7 August 2016.

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