Attwood, Victoria

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Attwood
MelbourneVictoria
Victoria Police Attwood.jpg
Police campus, with police dog kennels in the foreground, and driving range behind
Attwood is located in Melbourne
Attwood
Attwood
Coordinates 37°39′58″S 144°53′13″E / 37.666°S 144.887°E / -37.666; 144.887Coordinates: 37°39′58″S 144°53′13″E / 37.666°S 144.887°E / -37.666; 144.887
Population 3,261 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 1,304/km2 (3,380/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 3049
Area 2.5 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Location
LGA(s) City of Hume
State electorate(s) Yuroke
Federal Division(s) Calwell
Suburbs around Attwood:
Greenvale Greenvale Meadow Heights
Melbourne Airport Attwood Westmeadows
Westmeadows

Attwood is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 20 km north-west from Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Hume. At the 2011 census, Attwood had a population of 3,261.

Attwood is home to Victoria Police's driver training track, Dog Squad and Mounted Branch. The suburb is located south of Greenvale, along Mickleham Road.

See also[edit]

  • Shire of Bulla - A former Local Government Area which Attwood was a part of.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Attwood (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 21 June 2012.