City of Kew
|City of Kew|
Location in Melbourne
|• Density||1,985/km2 (5,141/sq mi)|
|Area||14.56 km2 (5.6 sq mi)|
The City of Kew was a local government area about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia, on the southeast bank of the Yarra River. The city covered an area of 14.56 square kilometres (5.62 sq mi), and existed from 1860 until 1994.
The council formerly met at the Kew Town Hall, at Cotham Road and Charles Street, Kew.
The City of Kew was divided into four wards on 27 August 1955, each electing three councillors:
- Prospect Ward
- Sackville Ward
- Studley Park Ward
- Willsmere Ward
* Estimate in the 1958 Victorian Year Book.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics, Victoria Office (1994). Victorian Year Book. p. 49. ISSN 0067-1223.
- Victorian Municipal Directory. Brunswick: Arnall & Jackson. 1992. pp. 406–407. 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. 4. ISBN 0-642-23117-6. Retrieved 16 December 2007.
- Melway - Greater Melbourne Street Directory (22nd edition). Glen Iris, Victoria: Melway Publishing Pty Ltd. 1993. pp. Maps 44–45. ISSN 0311-3957.