City of Box Hill
|City of Box Hill
Location in Melbourne
|• Density||2,246.5/km2 (5,818/sq mi)|
|Area||21.50 km2 (8.3 sq mi)|
|Council seat||Box Hill|
The City of Box Hill was a local government area about 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia. The city covered an area of 21.50 square kilometres (8.30 sq mi), and existed from 1927 until 1994.
Box Hill was originally included in the Nunawading Road District established on 7 August 1857, which became the Shire of Nunawading on 4 May 1872. On 26 May 1925, the eastern part was severed, to create the Shire of Blackburn & Mitcham (which later became the City of Nunawading), with the remainder becoming the Borough of Box Hill on 23 December 1925. It was proclaimed a city on 28 April 1927.
The City of Box Hill was subdivided into nine wards, each electing one councillor:
- Bennettswood Ward
- Broughton Ward
- Burwood Ward
- Dorking Ward
- Houston Ward
- Kerrimuir Ward
- Koonung Ward
- Mont Albert Ward
- Whitehorse Ward
- Box Hill
- Box Hill North
- Box Hill South
- Burwood (shared with the Cities of Camberwell and Waverley)
- Mont Albert
- Mont Albert North
- Surrey Hills (shared with the City of Camberwell)
* Estimate in the 1958 Victorian Year Book.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics, Victoria Office (1994). Victorian Year Book. p. 49. ISSN 0067-1223.
- "Municipality of Box Hill, Victoria". Museum Victoria. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
- Victorian Municipal Directory. Brunswick: Arnall & Jackson. 1992. pp. 314–315. Accessed at State Library of Victoria, La Trobe Reading Room.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (1 August 1995). Victorian local government amalgamations 1994-1995: Changes to the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (PDF). Commonwealth of Australia. p. 12. ISBN 0-642-23117-6. Retrieved 2007-12-16.