Donnybrook, Victoria

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Donnybrook
Victoria
Donnybrook is located in Melbourne
Donnybrook
Donnybrook
Coordinates 37°32′35″S 144°58′34″E / 37.543°S 144.976°E / -37.543; 144.976Coordinates: 37°32′35″S 144°58′34″E / 37.543°S 144.976°E / -37.543; 144.976
Postcode(s) 3064
LGA(s) City of Whittlesea
State electorate(s) Yan Yean
Federal Division(s) McEwen
Localities around Donnybrook:
Beveridge Beveridge Eden Park
Kalkallo Donnybrook Woodstock
Craigieburn Wollert Wollert

Donnybrook is a bounded rural locality in Victoria, Australia. Its local government area is the City of Whittlesea. It is bounded to the west by Merri Creek and in the east by Darebin Creek.

The town consists of a railway station, general store, pub, spa and a small number of houses.

History[edit]

Kinlochewe Post Office opened in 1850; it was known as Donnybrook from 1854 until 1874 and was then renamed Kalkallo. Donnybrook Post Office later opened in 1889.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11