St James is in northern Victoria, Australia. The town is located in the Moira Shire local government area, 238 kilometres north of the state capital of Melbourne. At the 2016 census, St James had a population of 132.

St James has a church, a hall and an hotel, plus bowling, golf and gun clubs. The Golf club, Bowls Club and recreation reserve were financially assisted by Sir George Coles to commemorate the 1977 Back-to-St James celebrations.