Attwood, Victoria

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Attwood
MelbourneVictoria
Attwood VIC 2017.jpg
Houses in Attwood, Victoria (2017)
Attwood is located in Melbourne
Attwood
Attwood
Coordinates37°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
Population3,419 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,368/km2 (3,540/sq mi)
Postcode(s)3049
Area2.5 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
Police campus, with police dog kennels in the foreground, and driving range behind

Attwood is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 km north-west from Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Hume. At the 2016 Census, Attwood had a population of 3,419.

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 (27 June 2017). "Attwood (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata