Avonsleigh, Victoria

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Avonsleigh is located in Melbourne
Location in metropolitan Melbourne
Coordinates37°55′30″S 145°28′55″E / 37.92500°S 145.48194°E / -37.92500; 145.48194Coordinates: 37°55′30″S 145°28′55″E / 37.92500°S 145.48194°E / -37.92500; 145.48194
Population852 (2016 census)[1]
Location47 km (29 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s)Shire of Cardinia
State electorate(s)Gembrook
Federal Division(s)Flinders

Avonsleigh is a town in Victoria, Australia, 47 km east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the Shire of Cardinia. At the 2016 Census, Avonsleigh had a population of 852.


The Post Office opened as Koenig's in 1902, was renamed Avonsleigh in 1911 and closed in 1985.[2] It was named after the Avonsleigh guest house owned by J.W. Wright. [3]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Avonsleigh (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 31 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Phoenix Auctionsl History, Post Office List, retrieved 15 February 2021
  3. ^ Avonsleigh Victorian Places

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