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|LGA(s)||Shire of Baw Baw|
Neerim South is a town in West Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, located in the Shire of Baw Baw, 109 kilometres (68 mi) east of Melbourne and 19 kilometres (12 mi) north of Warragul. At the 2016 census, Neerim South had a population of 1,305. 
The Post Office opened on 1 February 1883. 
The town was connected to the Victorian Railways network with the opening of a branch line from the main Gippsland line at Warragul on 18 March 1892,  later connecting to Noojee in 1919. The line closed in 1958. 
The Neerim South Court of Petty Sessions closed in 1968. 
Elementary education is provided by Neerim South Primary School Secondary education is provided at Neerim District Secondary College
The town's main industry is service to the local farming community. It contains art galleries, a working Alpaca farm with an Alpaca product shop, cafés, restaurants, a pub and bed and breakfasts. Until 2008, the bakery still cooked bread in the wood-fired oven built in 1880. The area has numerous wineries, and is known for its blue cheese.
The town in conjunction with neighbouring township Neerim has an Australian Rules football and netball team (Neerim Neerim South Cats) competing in the Ellinbank & District Football League.
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Warragul is a town in Victoria, Australia, 102 kilometres south-east of Melbourne. Warragul lies between the Strzelecki Ranges to the south and the Mount Baw Baw Plateau of the Great Dividing Range to the north. As at the 2016 census, the town had a population of 14,276 people. Warragul forms part of a larger urban area that includes nearby Drouin that had an estimated total population of 37,928 at June 2018.
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Drouin is a town in the West Gippsland region, 90 kilometres (56 mi) east of Melbourne, in the Australian state of Victoria. Its local government area is the Shire of Baw Baw, and is home to the council headquarters despite being the second-largest town in the shire, behind neighbouring Warragul. The town is supposedly named after a Frenchman who invented a chlorination process for the extraction of ore, or an Aboriginal word meaning "north wind". New housing developments have accelerated the town's residential growth in recent years. As at the 2016 census, Drouin had a population of 11,887 people.
Moe is a town in the Latrobe Valley in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. It is approximately 130 kilometres east of the central business district of Melbourne, 45 kilometres due south of the peak of Mount Baw Baw in the Great Dividing Range and features views of the Baw Baw Ranges to the north and Strzelecki Ranges to the south.
Yarragon is a small town in the Baw Baw Shire in the West Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. The town lies on the Princes Highway and the main Gippsland Railway line approximately halfway between the major towns of Warragul and Moe. Hills of the Strzelecki Ranges rise over 500 metres immediately to the south of the town providing a spectacular backdrop, while the Moe River and the lowlands lie to the north and east. Mount Worth at 515m above sea level is the highest near peak to the south in the Mount Worth State Park 16 kilometres SSW of Yarragon. Mount Baw Baw at 1563m in the Baw Baw Ranges as part of the Great Dividing Range to the north is approximately 85 kilometres NNE of Yarragon. The township sits at approximately 88 metres above sea level. At the 2006 census, Yarragon had a population of 1131.
Neerim is a town in Victoria, Australia, on Main Neerim Road in the Shire of Baw Baw.
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Thorpdale is a small country town in the Gippsland area of eastern Victoria, Australia, less than 20 km south of Trafalgar. Famous for its potatoes, it is located amongst the rich farmland of the Latrobe Valley. Thorpdale spuds are eaten around the country and also exported overseas. The name "Thorpdale" means "village in a valley". The soil in the area is particularly rich as the town is located in a former volcanic crater. It is administered by the Shire of Baw Baw. At the 2006 census, Thorpdale and the surrounding area had a population of 447.
The Ellinbank and District Football League is an Australian rules football and Netball League, based in the West Gippsland region of Victoria for smaller towns and villages in the regions of Baw Baw, South Gippsland and Cardinia.
Rokeby is a small town in West Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. It is near the towns of Warragul and Neerim South, 100 kilometres (62 mi) east of the state capital, Melbourne.
The Shire of Buln Buln was a local government area about 95 kilometres (59 mi) east-southeast of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia. The shire covered an area of 1,259 square kilometres (486.1 sq mi) and existed from 1878 until 1994.
The Noojee railway line is a closed railway line in Victoria, Australia. Branching off from the Gippsland line at Warragul station, it was built to service the timber industry in the upper Latrobe River area, transporting timber as well as providing a general goods and passenger service to townships in the area. The final section of the line between Neerim South and Noojee traversed increasingly hilly terrain and featured a number of large timber trestle bridges. Extensively and repeatedly damaged by bushfires over the years, the line was closed in the 1950s and dismantled. The last remaining large trestle bridge on the line has been preserved and has become a popular local tourist attraction.
Neerim Junction is a rural town in West Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, located in the Shire of Baw Baw, 89 kilometres (55 mi) from Melbourne and 26 kilometres (16 mi) from Warragul. At the 2016 Census, Neerim Junction had a population of 127. Its postcode is 3832 and its Main Street hosts a general store with an Australia Post office, a small playground and a petrol station. It is one of several Neerim settlements, of which the other ones are Neerim South, Neerim North, Neerim and Neerim East.
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