Warburton, Victoria

Warburton, Victoria

Infobox Australian Place | type = town
name = Warburton
state = vic



caption = Main Street, Warburton
lga = Shire of Yarra Ranges
postcode = 3799
pop = 2288 (2006)Census 2006 AUS | id = SSC26929 | name = Warburton (State Suburb) | accessdate = 2007-10-01 | quick = on]
est =
elevation= 159
stategov = Gembrook
fedgov = McEwen
dist1 = 74
location1= Melbourne
dist2 = 35
location2= Lilydale
near-nw = Millgrove
near-n = Don Valley
near-ne = East Warburton
near-w = Wesburn
near-e = McMahons Creek
near-sw = Gladysdale
near-s = Hoddles Creek
near-se = Noojee

Warburton is a town convert|74|km|mi|0|lk=on east of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia. Its Local Government Area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2001 census, Warburton had a population of 2288.

The Post Office opened around 1884 though two earlier offices named Warburton were renamed as Launching Place and Hoddle's Creek.Citation
last = Premier Postal History | title = Post Office List | url = https://www.premierpostal.com/cgi-bin/wsProd.sh/Viewpocdwrapper.p?SortBy=VIC&country= | accessdate = 2008-04-11
]

Warburton area is a tourist destination, with picturesque mountain views of the surrounding hills. The Yarra river meanders through the township and is lined with walking tracks and beautiful picnic spots. The township is 20 minutes drive from Mount Donna Buang which is snow covered in the winter. Restaurants and cafés, river walks, snow-play, and wineries make up the local attractions.

Warburton was connected by a branch railway to Lilydale which closed in 1965 [Australian Railway Historical Society Bulletin, March, 1966 pp49-54 ] . The railway path is now used for the Warburton Trail, a rail trail used by pedestrians, cyclists, and horse-riders.

East of Warburton is a large water catchment area called Upper Yarra Dam designed to supply Melbourne with the required amount of water sourced from the Thomson catchment area.

Together with its neighbouring township Millgrove Warburton has an Australian Rules football team (Warburton Millgrove) competing in the Yarra Valley Mountain District Football League.Citation | last = Full Points Footy | title = Warburton_Millgrove| url = http://www.fullpointsfooty.net/Warburton_Millgrove.htm | accessdate = 2008-07-25 ]

ee also

Warburton railway station

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