Romsey is located 65 kilometres north of Melbourne, Victoria (Australia) in the Shire of Macedon Ranges, and eight kilometres south of Lancefield. Adjacent to Five Mile Creek, the Romsey township covers an area of about 7.5 square kilometres. The town is surrounding by rolling hills of fertile, volcanic soils making it the perfect place for growing produce, grazing cattle and sheep, horse breeding and other agricultural pursuits. The land area (in hectares) is: 31,962.
In the 2016 Census, there were 6124 people in Romsey Vic Australia. Of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population. The median age of people in Romsey was 41 years. The population density was 0.19 persons per hectare.
Like most settlements Romsey began beside a creek, which in this case was called Five Mile Creek as it was approximately that distance from the slightly earlier settlement of Lancefield. Romsey is named after a town in Hampshire, England.
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The Romsey Region Business and Tourism Association (RRBATA) Incorporated is a not-for-profit interest group comprising local business operators whose primary task is to promote business and tourism in the Romsey region.
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