Croydon North, Victoria

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Croydon North
MelbourneVictoria
Croydon North is located in Melbourne
Croydon North
Croydon North
Coordinates37°46′01″S 145°17′13″E / 37.767°S 145.287°E / -37.767; 145.287Coordinates: 37°46′01″S 145°17′13″E / 37.767°S 145.287°E / -37.767; 145.287
Population7,860 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,970/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
Postcode(s)3136
Area4 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Location29 km (18 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s)City of Maroondah
State electorate(s)Croydon
Federal Division(s)Deakin
Suburbs around Croydon North:
Wonga Park Wonga Park Chirnside Park
Croydon Hills Croydon North Mooroolbark
Croydon Hills Croydon Croydon

Croydon North is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 29 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Maroondah. At the 2016 Census, Croydon North had a population of 7,860.

Shopping[edit]

The main shopping / retail strip is located on both sides of the Maroondah Highway and along Exeter Road. On the west side of Maroondah Highway there is a: Coles, Bottle-o, Chemist, Aussie Bank, Cafe, Bike shop, Fish and Chips shop, News Agents, Cheese Cake Factory, Optometrist, Dominoes Pizzaria, Florist, Bakery, a burger place and many other stores. On the Eastern side, there is a Tattoo shop, a Thai restaurant and a United Petrol Station.

Transport[edit]

Croydon North is served by Ventura Bus Services, linking residents to Croydon, Ringwood ,Chirnside Park, Lilydale. Routes: 671 Croydon to Chirnside via Croydon North 670 Lilydale To Ringwood via Croydon and Chirnside. and 664 Chirnside to Knox SC. All of Croydon Norths buses run from the Ventura Lilydale Depot Residents can catch any of these buses to the nearby Croydon Station on the Lilydale Line

History[edit]

The Post Office opened on 1 November 1925 in the then rural area.[2] Today it runs as only a newsagent.[citation needed]

In 1927 Dame Nellie Melba opened the Croydon North Hall, which is now an accountants office (on Exeter Road). It was made of strong Australian timber, something Dame Nellie Melba was very proud of.[citation needed]

Services[edit]

Croydon North is within The City of Maroondah and is in the Wyreena Ward. Their Bin day is Thursday and collected by J.J Richards

Schools[edit]

The Closest Catholic High School is Mount Lilydale Mercy College and the Closest Catholic Primary School is Sacred Heart The Closest Private School is Oxley The Closest Public Schools are: Mooroolbark College, Yarra Road Primary School These Schools are easily accessible via Public Transport and School Buses...

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Croydon North (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 August 2012. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008

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