Rawson is a town in Victoria, , located on Tyers - Thomson Valley Road, in the . The town was established for workers involved in the construction of the , which was completed in 1983, Rawson Post Office opening on 17 April 1979.The first buildings were constructed in 1977.

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Railway station
Thomson is a railway station on the Walhalla narrow gauge line in , , , located where the line crossed the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

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was a small town in the region of eastern , founded as a timber community in the late 19th century and at its peak home to around 500 residents. is situated 8 km west of Rawson.


-37.9568° or 37° 57' 24.5" south
146.3997° or 146° 23' 58.8" east
Open Location Code
491 metres (1,611 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 171095813
Geo­Names ID
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  • Dutch: Rawson, Victoria
  • English: Rawson, Victoria, Australia
  • English: Rawson, Victoria
  • French: Rawson
  • Polish: Rawson (Australia)
  • Polish: Rawson

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