Devon Meadows, Victoria

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Devon Meadows
Victoria
Devon Meadows Worthing Road.jpg
Worthing Road
Devon Meadows is located in Melbourne
Devon Meadows
Devon Meadows
Location in metropolitan Melbourne
Coordinates38°09′43″S 145°18′11″E / 38.162°S 145.303°E / -38.162; 145.303Coordinates: 38°09′43″S 145°18′11″E / 38.162°S 145.303°E / -38.162; 145.303
Population1,548 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3977
Location
LGA(s)City of Casey
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Flinders
Localities around Devon Meadows:
Junction Village Cranbourne East Clyde
Cranbourne South Devon Meadows Clyde
Pearcedale Cannons Creek Tooradin

Devon Meadows is a town in Victoria, Australia, 50 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Casey. At the 2016 Census, Devon Meadows had a population of 1,548.[1]

Devon Meadows Post Office opened on 21 March 1915, and closed in 1941.[2]

Devon Meadows contains a primary school with a current enrolment of about 300,[3] a CFA fire station, community hall and tennis club.

Just east of the main township is a locality known Five Ways after the split intersection where three roads leave the South Gippsland Highway bound for Berwick, Koo Wee Rup and Cannons Creek. A general store at the intersection provides services to travellers.[4]

The town has an Australian Rules football team The Devon Meadows Panthers competing in the Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League.,[5] and a cricket team also known as the Panthers that competes in the District Division of the West Gippsland Cricket Association.

Transport[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Devon Meadows (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11
  3. ^ Schools Online listing, Department of Education (Victoria). Accessed 23 November 2006.
  4. ^ Map 138, Melway street directory (28th ed., 2001)
  5. ^ Full Points Footy, Devon Meadows, archived from the original on June 12, 2010, retrieved 2008-07-25
  6. ^ Cranbourne Transit website, accessed 23 November 2006