Ashby, Western Australia
Perth, Western Australia
|Population||2,394 (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,600/km2 ( 4,130/sq mi)|
|Area||1.5 km2 (0.6 sq mi)|
|Location||26 km (16 mi) N of Perth CBD|
|LGA(s)||City of Wanneroo|
The suburb came into being in the late 1990s as a subdivision of Wanneroo, and was named in 1997 after a local landowner, Mr E E Ashby, who owned land in the area in 1913.
Ashby is a triangular suburb and is bounded by Wanneroo Road to the southwest, Pinjar Road to the southeast and Conti Road to the north. About 40% of the suburb has been developed for residential purposes.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "State Suburbs: Ashby". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 July 2012.
- Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of metropolitan suburb names – A". Retrieved 2008-02-15.
- Department of Land Information. StreetSmart Perth Street Directory (54th ed.). West Australian Newspapers Ltd. pp. Map 221. ISBN 978-0-909439-67-5.
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