Discover Strathbogie Shire
Strathbogie Shire is a strategically located rural municipality supporting a diverse rural community served by the townships of Euroa, Nagambie, Violet Town, Avenel, Longwood, Ruffy and Strathbogie. Land is used mainly for agriculture, particularly wool, grain, cattle, horse studs and vineyards.
Estimated resident population: 9,300
Land area: 3,300 km2
Find A Home
In recent times, Strathbogie Shire has experienced increasing interest from the Melbourne and Shepparton property markets, particularly in the Strathbogie Ranges, Avenel and Nagambie. However, there are still bargains to be had, especially for those used to City prices.
The Strathbogie Shire has a rural economic base of wool, grain and cattle production, extensive vineyards, horticultural enterprises and bloodstock.
Strathbogies Shire has a range of kindergartens and preschool facilities, primary schools, a secondary college and access to TAFE and community education
Strathbogie Shire Local Community
The Shire of Strathbogie has seen enormous growth in the tourism and event market, which has in turn encouraged more people to consider becoming permanent residents.
Whether you’re in a town, or the wide open spaces, you’ll find a diversity of community groups, from sports to special interests, that all welcome newcomers and visitors alike.
Our central location and proximity to Melbourne, good freeway access, water, mountains, wine and gourmet foods appeal to many, especially as we are within an easy drive of most parts of the Melbourne metropolitan area.