It was established in 1852, shortly after gold was discovered in the area. The first building set up was a local post office, and the arrival of the railroad in 1872 greatly increased the town's prosperity.
Today, Broadford is known for its bordering mountains and natural beauty, and as a railway stop.
People Born in Broadford
Broadford in People's Lives
Orlando Bloom: I traveled here in 2002 to film scenes of the movie Ned Kelly.