Huntingdale, Victoria

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Huntingdale
MelbourneVictoria
Huntingdale is located in Melbourne
Huntingdale
Huntingdale
Coordinates 37°54′25″S 145°05′38″E / 37.907°S 145.094°E / -37.907; 145.094Coordinates: 37°54′25″S 145°05′38″E / 37.907°S 145.094°E / -37.907; 145.094
Population 1,784 (2011)
 • Density 2,230/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 3166
Area 0.8 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Location 17 km (11 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s) City of Monash
State electorate(s) Clayton
Federal Division(s) Chisholm
Suburbs around Huntingdale:
Oakleigh Oakleigh East
Oakleigh Huntingdale
Oakleigh South Oakleigh South Clayton

Huntingdale is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 17 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Monash. At the 2011 Census, Huntingdale had a population of 1,784.[1]

The suburb has a railway station.

History[edit]

Huntingdale was earlier known as Oakleigh East or East Oakleigh.

The Post Office opened on 15 June 1918 as Oakleigh East and renamed Huntingdale around 1955, as was the railway station.[2]

Today[edit]

Golfers play at the course of the Huntingdale Golf Club on Windsor Avenue in the neighbouring suburb of Oakleigh South.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Huntingdale". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 21 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008 
  3. ^ Golf Select, Huntingdale, retrieved 11 May 2009