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Shepparton is a city on the northern part of Victoria, Australia, near the border with New South Wales. Its population is around 40,000 people (2012 estimate). Shepparton is the fifth largest city in the state.

Guide to Shepparton Hotels

Here's a list of hotels in Shepparton that you can book online, with full description, star rating, address, location map, evaluation, and prices as offered by different booking sites. This helps you to make your room booking with the site that offers the best price.

Shepparton, Victoria
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More on Shepparton

The Yorta Yorta group of indigenous people, comprising different clans, inhabited the area of Shepparton before the arrival of Europeans. In 1835 Major Thomas Mitchell became the first European to explore the area. This led to a permanent settlement established by squatter Edward Khull. It was taken over by Sherbourne Sheppard, who developed it into a village, and giving it the name "Sheppardton". Separately, in 1850, an entrepreneur named Patrick Macguire set up a punt service there, and the same site also was known as Macguire's Punt.

In 1855, an official survey of the site was carried out, and the name chosen was "Shepparton", shortened from "Sheppardton". It was declared a town in 1860, and a city in 1949.

Visiting Shepparton

From Melbourne, take the M31 (Hume Freeway) to Seymour, then continue north on the National Highway M39 to reach Shepparton.

Wyndham Street, the main street in Shepparton
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Places of Interest in Shepparton

  1. Bangerang Cultural Centre
    Cultural center showcasing Aboriginal art and artifacts of the Bangerang people.

  2. Shepparton Heritage Centre
    The centre, based at the historic Forester's Hall built in 1873, comprises a museum of local history and outdoor displays of the historic precinct.

  3. Shepparton Moooving Art
    Exhibition of painted cow sculptures around the Greater Shepparton region.