Old Tallangatta - VIC

  Historic Site

Position

DEG: -36.19453 147.256104
DMS: 36º 11' 40.31" S 147º 15' 21.97" E
UTM: 55 H 5994445mN 523025mE
Altitude: 198.95m

Description

Address & Contact

30 Wattle St
Old Tallangatta VIC 3700
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Information

This is the original site of Tallangatta, the village that was moved in 1956 during the enlargement and flooding of the Hume Reservoir.

Every now and then, when the Hume Dam is at a low ebb, the ghostly remains of old Tallangatta, in northern Victoria, can be seen above the water. Now located 39 kilometres east of Wodonga, Tallangatta is known as “The Town That Moved”.

In 1956, 2 hotels, 4 petrol stations, numerous shops and businesses, 4 churches, more than 900 residents and all the usual public amenities of a country town were relocated 8 kilometres west of the old site. The original location was then flooded under 6 feet of water after the Hume Dam was expanded.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Hume Reservoir at 28/09:00am EDT
Distance from Old Tallangatta 22.42km NW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
24.2°C26.4°C73%19.2°ChPa0.0mmSSE6km/hr
3knots
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Closest Climatic Station

Hume Reservoir
Distance from Old Tallangatta 22.42km NW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C30.830.427.021.716.713.012.214.217.321.025.028.5
Mean Min. °C16.416.513.810.07.04.83.94.96.79.111.714.3
Mean Rain mm45.243.845.651.258.567.676.876.361.669.353.149.5

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