Talmalmo, New South Wales

Talmalmo is a community in the south east part of the Riverina very close to the border of Victoria, Australia. It is situated by road, about 21 kilometres west of Jingellic and 23 kilometres south west of Wymah.

New South Wales
The former Dora Dora Hotel at Talmalmo
Talmalmo is located in New South Wales
Coordinates35°57′S 147°30′E / 35.950°S 147.500°E / -35.950; 147.500Coordinates: 35°57′S 147°30′E / 35.950°S 147.500°E / -35.950; 147.500
Elevation321 m (1,053 ft)
LGA(s)Greater Hume Shire Council
State electorate(s)Albury

Talmalmo Post Office opened on 18 January 1904 and closed in 1971.[1]

Talmalmo's most famous resident is multiple Australian Rally Champion and pole winner at the 1984 Bathurst 1000, George Fury. Nicknamed the "Talmalmo Farmer" or "Farmer George", Fury was also the town's school bus driver and was runner up in the 1983 and 1986 Australian Touring Car Championships for Nissan.

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 June 2009