DARTMOUTH is a town in Victoria ,
It was established in 1973 as a construction camp for workers working on the Dartmouth Dam and the Post Office opened on 1 March 1973. (An earlier Post Office had existed in the rural locality from 1910 until 1930).
The dam was built very close to the mouth of the Dart river where it joined the Mitta Mitta river and is a major reservoir in the Murray-Darling River system, on the Mitta Mitta River . Today Dartmouth is a village with a permanent population around 45 people. It caters to fisherman, tourists and local workers who maintain the dam and the now two power stations.
While the dam was being built by the SR">
* ^ http://www.towong.vic.gov.au/Page/page.asp?Page_Id=109&h=0 * ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11
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Shire of Towong
This article about a location in Victoria,