Yallourn North, Victoria

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Population: 1448 (2006)[1]

Postcode: 3825

152 km (94 mi) E of Melbourne
18 km (11 mi) NE of Moe
15 km (9 mi) N of Morwell

LGA: City of Latrobe

State electorate: Morwell

Federal Division: McMillan

Localities around Yallourn North:
Tanjil South/East
Hernes Oak

Yallourn North is a small country town in the City of Latrobe, Victoria, Australia. It is approximately 8 kilometres north-east of Moe. The town contains many churches, including the only Serbian Orthodox Church and Mosque in the region. At the 2006 census, Yallourn North had a population of 1448.

The Post Office opened on 3 September 1917 as Brown Coal Mine and was renamed Yallourn North in 1947.[2]

Sports available within this tiny hilltop town are, Australian rules football, Cricket, Bowls, Netball, Angling, Carpet Bowls, Social Golf Club. The town has an Australian Rules football team Yallourn-Yallourn North competing in the Mid Gippsland Football League.