Melton, Victoria (suburb)
High St, Melton viewed from outside Melton institution, Ollie's Chicken.
|Population||7,593 (2011 census)|
|• Density||301.3/km2 (780.4/sq mi)|
|Area||25.2 km2 (9.7 sq mi)|
|Location||35 km (22 mi) from Melbourne CBD|
|LGA(s)||City of Melton|
Melton is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 35 km west of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Melton. At the 2011 Census, Melton had a population of 7,593.
The suburb is the hub of the city's annual weekend long festival known as "The Djerriwarrh Festival". The festival is most famous for its parade along Melton's main street, High Street. The festival has a carnival atmosphere and features live bands, rides and entertainment for all ages.
Golfers play at the course of the Melton Valley Golf Club on Melton Valley Drive.
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