Oakleigh East, Victoria

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Oakleigh East
MelbourneVictoria
Oakleigh East is located in Melbourne
Oakleigh East
Oakleigh East
Coordinates 37°53′46″S 145°06′43″E / 37.896°S 145.112°E / -37.896; 145.112Coordinates: 37°53′46″S 145°06′43″E / 37.896°S 145.112°E / -37.896; 145.112
Population 5,972 (2011)
 • Density 2,840/km2 (7,370/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 3166
Area 2.1 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Location 16 km (10 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s) Monash
State electorate(s) Oakleigh
Federal Division(s) Chisholm
Suburbs around Oakleigh East:
Chadstone Mount Waverley Mount Waverley
Oakleigh Oakleigh East Clayton
Oakleigh Huntingdale Clayton

Oakleigh East is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 16 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district.[1] Its local government area is the City of Monash. At the 2011 Census, Oakleigh East had a population of 5,972.[2]

History[edit]

An Oakleigh East Post Office opened on 15 June 1918 on Huntingdale Road near Huntingdale (then East Oakleigh) railway station. This was renamed Huntingdale around 1955. In 1967 another Oakleigh East office opened on Huntingdale Road north of Dandenong Road (Princes Highway).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oakleigh East, Victoria". Postcodes Australia. Retrieved 23 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Oakleigh East". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 21 June 2012. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008