Place:Briagolong, Victoria, Australia

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NameBriagolong
TypeTown
Coordinates37.843°S 147.072°E
Located inVictoria, Australia


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Briagolong is a town in the Australian state of Victoria, located 20 kilometres north of Maffra and some 270 kilometres east of Melbourne, in the Shire of Wellington region of Gippsland. At the 2006 census, Briagolong had a population of 937.

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Briagolong Post Office opened on 1 May 1871.

The town's principal industry has been timber, and it supplied red gum paving blocks for Melbourne's streets, and stringybark for the flooring at Australia House in London.

The railway line from Maffra opened in 1889 and was closed in 1952.

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