Croydon North, Victoria
|Population||7,860 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1,970/km2 ( 5,100/sq mi)|
|Area||4 km2 (1.5 sq mi)|
|Location||29 km (18 mi) from Melbourne|
|LGA(s)||City of Maroondah|
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.
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.
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
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.
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...
- City of Croydon - the former local government area of which Croydon North was a part
- City of Maroondah- The current Council.
- Ventura Bus Lines- The Bus Company