Towong, Victoria

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Location
36°07'33"S
147°59'12"E
Country
 Australia
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Description

Towong is a bounded rural locality of the Shire of Towong local government area in Victoria, Australia. Towong is on the Murray River close to Corryong.

History

Towong Post Office opened on 10 January 1882 and closed in 1994.

Towong Turf Club

Towong is home to the historic Towong Turf Club, hosting thoroughbred horse racing since 1871. Currently Country Racing Victoria schedules two race meetings per year at the venue, the Towong Cup meeting (traditionally held in early March) and the Squizzy Taylor Dash meeting (traditionally held in late December).
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