Wangaratta is a cathedral city in the northeast of Victoria, Australia, approximately 250 km from Melbourne along the Hume Highway. The city had an estimated urban population of 28,824 at April 2018. Wangaratta has recorded a population growth rate of almost 1% annually since 2016 to 2018 which is the second highest of all cities in North-Eastern Victoria.The city is located at the junction of the Ovens and King rivers, which drain the northwestern slopes of the Victorian Alps. Wangaratta is the administrative centre and the most populous city in the Rural City of Wangaratta local government area.

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Ned Kelly Museum & Homestead

Bullawah Cultural Trail

Wangaratta Art Gallery

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Quality Hotel Wangaratta Gateway

Hermitage Motor Inn

Pinsent Hotel

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Murdoch Road Store

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At Home Thai Restaurant

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Location Information 

  • Population: 28824
  • State electorate(s): Ovens Valley
  • Federal Division(s): Indi
  • Established (yr): 1959
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Beechworth VIC 3747 (38.5 km, 32 mins)
Milawa VIC 3678 (15.9 km, 14 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Wangaratta VIC is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.