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 Melway describes this area as ‘Strictly out of Bounds’. The suburb is located south of Greenvale, along Mickleham Road.

See also[edit]

  • Shire of Bulla - the former local government area of which Attwood was a part

References[edit]

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