Discover Rural Region of Charlton
Unlike other towns along the Calder Highway, Charlton does not owe gold mining but is blessed with golden grains and famous for its agriculture and subsidiary industries. Established in the late 1800s as a grain growing area, Charlton warmly welcomes the whole of Australia and the world to enjoy the natural beauty, heritage and hospitality of this agricultural town.
Carlton relishes a hot, dry summer and mild to cool, wet winters. Visit the link below for Charlton Weather. http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/dwo/IDCJDW3092.latest.shtml
The downtown of Charlton is located on High Street. The river Avoca flows through the town centre, and walking tracks and parks are found beside the river. To get an extensive view of the landscape over Charlton and its surroundings, one should be heading up to Mount Dooboobetic, which is about 4 kilometres from the commercial centre, off Back Teddywaddy Road.