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 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.

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 Lilydale Depot

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 unfortunately an accountants office (on Exeter Road). It was made of strong Australian timber something Dame Nellie Melba was very proud of.[citation needed]

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. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008

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