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Mount Beauty is located in Victoria's high country, at the southern end of the picturesque Kiewa Valley and at the base of the state's highest mountain, Mount Bogong. It is located 31 kilometres west of the popular holiday town of Bright and is separated from the small community of Tawonga South by the Kiewa River.replacenewlinereplacenewlineMount Beauty was originally established in the 1940s as a base for workers on the Kiewa Hydro-Electric Scheme. Since then it has developed into a popular tourist town, located 30 kilometres from the major ski resort of Falls Creek and a scenic drive away from Alpine attractions such as Mount Buffalo and Mount Hotham.replacenewlinereplacenewlineAs the name suggests, Mount Beauty is a place of significant natural beauty. It is surrounded by the Alpine National Park which features lakes, forests and snowfields, offering visitors scenic backdrops wherever in town they happen to be. The town's commercial centre features several attractive parks and an interesting selection of speciality shops along the shady Hollonds Street and Kiewa Crescent.

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  • Elevation: 365.8 m
  • Population: 824
  • State electorate(s): Benambra
  • Federal Division(s): Indi
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

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