Kilmore is believed to be Victoria’s oldest inland settled town and is located at the Heart of Victoria. Situated near a gap in the Great Dividing Range, Kilmore is only 60km from Melbourne but offers all the luxuries of a small country town.replacenewlinereplacenewlineKilmore was originally a stop over for travellers and cattle driving teams. After the trip up from Melbourne, both man and beast would rest here before commencing the long haul up Pretty Sally Hill.replacenewlinereplacenewlineDuring the Gold Rush years Kilmore was a major stopover for miners and their families travelling to the gold fields. In its busiest times it was home to over 26 public drinking and boarding houses,numerous churches, schools and a large hospital.replacenewlinereplacenewlineToday, Kilmore still offers the same respite to weary travellers and city dwellers looking for a country break. With its cosy bed and breakfasts, premier racing facilities, cafés, bakeries and classic country pubs, Kilmore truly is a place to recharge and rediscover yourself.replacenewlinereplacenewlineBeing largely settled by Irish tenant farmers, the town has a distinct Celtic feel making it the ideal home for the annual Celtic Festival.

Images around Kilmore VIC 3764

Around Kilmore VIC 3764

Our Picks on what to Do in Kilmore VIC

Kilmore Miniature Railway Inc

Old Kilmore Gaol

Kilmore Golf Course

Kilmore Halloween Maze

Hudson Park

Hume And Hovell Monument

Our Picks on where to Stay in Kilmore VIC

Fox On The Run Motel

Kilmore Caravan Park

Bindley House B&B Cottages

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Kilmore VIC

McNamara's Irish Pub

Kilmore Gaol Cafe

Wallder's Cafe

Shopping in Kilmore VIC

Community Services  

Seymour Visitor Information Centre VIC
47 Emily Street,

Mitchell Shire Council VIC
113 High Street,

Kilmore Police Station
111 Powlett Street,

Kilmore Customer and Library Service Centre VIC
12 Sydney Street,

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 370 m (1,214 ft)
  • Population: 7,958
  • State electorate(s): Euroa
  • Federal Division(s): McEwen
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Woodend VIC 3442 (46.9 km, 38 mins)
Yea VIC 3717 (63.3 km, 50 mins)

Other Locations 

Acknowledgement of Country

Kilmore 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.