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Mittyack, Victoria

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; 142.667
Population14 (2016 census)[1]
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.[3] The Kulwin railway line reached Mittyack in 1919 and was extended to Kulwin the following year.[4] The line through Mittyack was closed in 2010.[5]

Mittyack West State School (No. 4277) opened on 24 September 1926 and closed on 19 May 1939. The building was removed to Woornack.[6]

On 26 December 2038, the centreline of a total solar eclipse will pass directly over Mittyack.[7]

References

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mittyack (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 September 2020. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Travelmate
  3. ^ Phoenix Auctions History, Post Office List, retrieved 16 February 2021
  4. ^ Sid Brown (March 1990). "Tracks Across the State". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society (Victorian Division). pp. 71–76.
  5. ^ "Kulwin Line". 29 December 2013. Retrieved 31 December 2016.
  6. ^ What Happened To All The Schools?. Local History Resource Centre. 1989. p. 33.
  7. ^ "NASA - Total Solar Eclipse of 2038 Dec 26". eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov. Retrieved 7 August 2016.


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