|LGA(s)||Shire of Strathbogie|
Violet Town is a town in northeastern Victoria, Australia. The town is in the Shire of Strathbogie local government area, 174 kilometres (108 mi) northeast of the state capital, Melbourne on the Hume Highway. At the 2006 census, Violet Town had a population of 682.
The town is on Honeysuckle Creek and has many streets named after flowers.
The Post Office opened on 1 July 1852 although closed from early 1854 until early 1859.
Violet Town has connections with Australian rock music - during the 1980s a song by The Church was named for the town, and more recently the town has been known for being the home of Jesse and Ella Hooper, members of rock band Killing Heidi.
Violet Town is one of few small rural towns (population under 1000) that has shown growth.
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- Chambers, Don, Violet Town or Honeysuckle in Australia Felix 1836-1908, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 1985.
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