Devon Meadows, Victoria

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Devon Meadows
Victoria
Devon Meadows Worthing Road.jpg
Worthing Road
Devon Meadows is located in Melbourne
Devon Meadows
Devon Meadows
Location in metropolitan Melbourne
Coordinates 38°09′43″S 145°18′11″E / 38.162°S 145.303°E / -38.162; 145.303Coordinates: 38°09′43″S 145°18′11″E / 38.162°S 145.303°E / -38.162; 145.303
Population 1,606 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 3977
Location
LGA(s) City of Casey
State electorate(s) Hastings
Federal Division(s) Flinders
Localities around Devon Meadows:
Junction Village Cranbourne East Clyde
Cranbourne South Devon Meadows Clyde
Pearcedale Cannons Creek Tooradin

Devon Meadows is a town in Victoria, Australia, 50 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Casey. At the 2011 Census, Devon Meadows had a population of 1,606.[2]

Devon Meadows Post Office opened on 21 March 1915, and closed in 1941.[3]

Devon Meadows contains a primary school with a current enrolment of about 300,[4] a CFA fire station, community hall and tennis club.

Just east of the main township is a locality known Five Ways after the split intersection where three roads leave the South Gippsland Highway bound for Berwick, Koo Wee Rup and Cannons Creek. A general store at the intersection provides services to travellers.[5]

The town has an Australian Rules football team The Devon Meadows Panthers competing in the Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League.,[6] and a cricket team also known as the Panthers that competes in the District Division of the West Gippsland Cricket Association.

Transport[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census QuickStats: Devon Meadows". Australia Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census QuickStats: Devon Meadows". Australia Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
  4. ^ Schools Online listing, Department of Education (Victoria). Accessed 23 November 2006.
  5. ^ Map 138, Melway street directory (28th ed., 2001)
  6. ^ Full Points Footy, Devon Meadows, retrieved 2008-07-25 [dead link]
  7. ^ Cranbourne Transit website, accessed 23 November 2006