Dandenong North, Victoria

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Dandenong North
MelbourneVictoria
Dandenong North is located in Melbourne
Dandenong North
Dandenong North
Coordinates 37°57′32″S 145°12′29″E / 37.959°S 145.208°E / -37.959; 145.208Coordinates: 37°57′32″S 145°12′29″E / 37.959°S 145.208°E / -37.959; 145.208
Population 21,956 (2006)[1]
 • Density 2,311/km2 (5,990/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 3175
Area 9.5 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Location
LGA(s) City of Greater Dandenong
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s) Bruce
Suburbs around Dandenong North:
Mulgrave Rowville
Noble Park North Dandenong North Endeavour Hills
Noble Park Dandenong Doveton

Dandenong North is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 29 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Greater Dandenong. At the 2006 Census, Dandenong North had a population of 21,965.

History[edit]

Dandenong North Post Office opened on 18 July 1955 as the suburb was developed.[2]

About the suburb[edit]

Dandenong North is situated approximately 30 kilometres from the city, being very close to the Monash Freeway Australian Alphanumeric State Route M1.svg, the road formerly known as the South Eastern Arterial & the Mulgrave freeway. There are several schools in the locality. The area was once known as Lyndale. Dandenong North is also subject to the EastLink Freeway project (which connects the South-East with the Eastern Arterials).

46% of Dandenong North residents were born overseas.[1]

Dandenong North is home to some of the best schools in the state like Silverton and Elisabeth primary.

See also[edit]

  • City of Dandenong - the former local government area of which Dandenong North was a part.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Dandenong North (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 September 2007. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008