Briar Hill, Victoria

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Briar Hill
MelbourneVictoria
Briar Hill is located in Melbourne
Briar Hill
Briar Hill
Coordinates37°42′29″S 145°06′54″E / 37.708°S 145.115°E / -37.708; 145.115Coordinates: 37°42′29″S 145°06′54″E / 37.708°S 145.115°E / -37.708; 145.115
Population3,152 (2016)[1]
 • Density2,420/km2 (6,280/sq mi)
Postcode(s)3088
Area1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Location18 km (11 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s)City of Banyule
State electorate(s)Eltham
Federal Division(s)Jagajaga
Suburbs around Briar Hill:
Greensborough
Greensborough Briar Hill Eltham
Montmorency

Briar Hill is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 km north-east from Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Banyule. At the 2016 Census, Briar Hill had a population of 3,152.

History[edit]

Briar Hill Post Office opened on 1 September 1924.[2]

Education[edit]

There is a school in the area called Briar Hill Primary School, which was first established in 1927.

Notable people[edit]

Melbourne-based metal band Twelve Foot Ninja come from Briar Hill.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Briar Hill (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2017-07-03. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
  3. ^ [1]

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