Bowenvale

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Origin of the name

Bowenvale is a town located in the Central Goldfields Shire local government area of North Loddon, Victoria Bowenvale was named after Governor Bownen who was governor of Victoria from 1873 to 1879. Bowenvale had few people during the gold rushes, it established itself as an independent settlement with the increase in deep lead mining. [1]

History

Governance

Bowenvale was Shire of Tullaroop, which was created a district 18th January 1861, proclaimed a shire 24th January 1865, the Carisbrook Borough and the Majorca Borough united in 1915. [2]

Geography and climate

Environment

Economy

Demography

Culture

Sport

Bowenvale Football Club

Industry

Tourism

Transport

Architecture

Education

Media

See also

Hotels

Cricketers Arms Hotel - Horseshoe Hotel

Notes

  1. Tully, J. Hotels of Timor and Bowenvale. Weila Publishing. 2016
  2. The Victorian Municipal Directory. Brunswick, Vic. : Arnall & Jackson. 1986.


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Further reading

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--Beth Kicinski 12:30, 13 November 2016 (AEDT)

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