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Millthorpe is a town located between Orange and Blayney in New South Wales, Australia in the Blayney Shire. At the 2011 census, Millthorpe had a population of 1,109 people.The town was once a major potato growing area and continues to have extensive agricultural activities. The town was originally called Spring Grove. Millthorpe is a picturesque, compact and historic village set amidst gently rolling hills. Classified by the National Trust, it has a number of fine historic buildings, as well as cobbled, bluestone-bordered streets, art galleries, gift and antiques shops, a museum, two hotels, restaurants and cafes, a bowling club and motel. Two of the main streets, Victoria (which runs east-west) and Park (north-south), follow the contours of the local topography with a more regularised grid system extending outwards from them. Millthorpe is located 252 km north-west of Sydney and 22 km south of Orange. European settlement of the area began when a government stock station was established in 1823. The town is based upon a land grant originally known as Grove Farm which was made out to convict overseer Charles Booth in 1834. Noted explorer Thomas Mitchell twice stayed there during inland expeditions. The area developed as a farming centre from 1840 to 1880 with orchards established in the 1860s. Local agriculture received a considerable boost from the arrival of the railway in the 1870s. A large flour mill was established in 1882. Consequently, in 1884 the town's name was changed from Spring Grove to Millthorpe. Today it is still essentially a service centre to the rich farmlands which surround it. Millthorpe's commercial area was extended after the depression of the 1890s and many of its largely brick buildings date from that period. The town's decline after World War I means that it was spared redevelopment and so many of its buildings have survived with very little alteration. * Commercial Hotel * Post office * Public school

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Facts and Stats for Millthorpe*

  • Millthorpe: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Millthorpe for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Millthorpe.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.67 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.33 (Low)
  • Living in Millthorpe - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 70.83 (High)
    • Climate Index 89.42 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.79 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Millthorpe

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Millthorpe

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.67 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 105.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 79.8 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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