Caulfield East, Victoria

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Caulfield East
MelbourneVictoria
MonashUni-Caulfield-H building.jpg
Caulfield East is located in Melbourne
Caulfield East
Caulfield East
Coordinates 37°52′34″S 145°02′38″E / 37.876°S 145.044°E / -37.876; 145.044Coordinates: 37°52′34″S 145°02′38″E / 37.876°S 145.044°E / -37.876; 145.044
Population 1,237 (2011)[1]
 • Density 950/km2 (2,460/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 3145
Area 1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Location 14 km (9 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s) City of Glen Eira
State electorate(s) Caulfield, Oakleigh
Federal Division(s) Melbourne Ports
Suburbs around Caulfield East:
Caulfield North Malvern East
Caulfield East
Caulfield Glen Huntly Carnegie

Caulfield East is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 10 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Glen Eira. At the 2011 Census, Caulfield East had a population of 1,237.

The suburb contains landmarks such as the Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield railway station, the Caulfield Campus of Monash University and Glen Eira College. The suburb is bounded by Booran Road and Kambrook Road to the west, Dandenong Road to the north, Grange Road to the east and Neerim Road to the south.

History[edit]

Caulfield East Post Office opened on 6 December 1888, and was known briefly in 1928 and 1929 as Malvern East.[2]

See also[edit]

  • City of Caulfield - the former local government area of which Caulfield East was a part.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Caulfield East (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008