Croydon North, Victoria

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Croydon North
MelbourneVictoria
Croydon North is located in Melbourne
Croydon North
Croydon North
Coordinates 37°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
Population 7,693 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 1,920/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 3136
Area 4 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Location 29 km (18 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s) City of Maroondah
State electorate(s) Croydon
Federal Division(s) Casey
Suburbs around Croydon North:
Wonga Park Wonga Park Chirnside Park
Croydon Hills Croydon North 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 2011 Census, Croydon North had a population of 7,693.

The main shopping / retail strip is located on both sides of the Maroondah Highway and along Exeter Road.

Croydon North is served by Invicta and Ventura Bus Services, linking residents to Croydon and Ringwood to the west and Chirnside Park and Lilydale to the east (roughly).

The Post Office opened on 1 November 1925 in the then rural area.[2]

See also[edit]

  • City of Croydon - the former local government area of which Croydon North was a part

References[edit]

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

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