Winton, Victoria

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Winton is a small town nine kilometres north east of Benalla, Victoria. About 2,800 people live in the town and the other small towns in the area.[1] It is home to the Winton Motor Raceway, a three kilometre motor racing track.[2] Winton was first settled in 1853, and the town was surveyed in 1857.[3] The Hume Highway from Melbourne to Sydney passed through the town, but the Hume Freeway bypassed Winton in 1987.

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  1. "Information about Winton(3673) in Victoria". myboot.com.au. 2011 [last update]. http://myboot.com.au/3673/Winton/suburb.aspx. Retrieved 19 February 2011.
  2. "Winton Motor Raceway - Home". wintonmotorraceway.com.au. 2011 [last update]. http://www.wintonmotorraceway.com.au/home/. Retrieved 19 February 2011.
  3. "Notable dates in Winton's History". homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com. 2011 [last update]. http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~surreal/AVNE/Kayes-pages/WintonDates.htm. Retrieved 19 February 2011.