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Location

Greater Hume Shire is situated in southern New South Wales between the major regional centres of Albury Wodonga and Wagga Wagga.
 
The Shire covers an area of 5,929km² and is roughly rectangular in shape, approximately 110km from east to west and 60km north to south. The Shire has several major settlements which are Culcairn, Henty, Holbrook, Jindera, and Walla Walla with smaller settlements in Brocklesby, Burrumbuttock, Gerogery, Gerogery West, Morven, Walbundrie, and Woomargama.
 

Population

Greater Hume Shire population 10,351 people. (source: ABS 27 June 2016)

 
The latest Towns and Villages statistics are sourced from ABS 31 March 2011.
 
Towns and Villages
Population
Brocklesby
150 
Burrumbuttock
170
Culcairn
1,121
Gerogery
80
Gerogery West
 120
Henty
 1,078
Holbrook
1,335
Jindera
1,048
Morven
50
Walbundrie
50
Walla Walla
 583
Woomargama 150
 
 

Distances

Distances from Greater Hume Shire Tourist Information Centre, Holbrook to:

Canberra 275km
Melbourne 372 km
Sydney 497 km
 
 

Climate

In general the climate in the Shire is typical of inland Southern Australia with dry hot summers, cool winters and the highest rainfall occurring in the late winter and early spring.
 
Rainfall in the western part of the Shire is generally less than that in the east and average temperatures slightly higher because of the different topographical characteristics. 
 


 

visit our 'simply greater' town websites

Our 'simply greater' town websites are managed and updated by community volunteers.  Visit by clicking on the town name.

Culcairn     Henty     Holbrook    Jindera    Walla Walla

 

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