Essendon North, Victoria

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Essendon North
MelbourneVictoria
Essendon North is located in Melbourne
Essendon North
Essendon North
Coordinates 37°44′02″S 144°55′16″E / 37.734°S 144.921°E / -37.734; 144.921Coordinates: 37°44′02″S 144°55′16″E / 37.734°S 144.921°E / -37.734; 144.921
Population 2,289 (2011)[1]
 • Density 3,270/km2 (8,500/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 3041
Area 0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Location 12 km (7 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s) City of Moonee Valley
State electorate(s) Essendon
Federal Division(s) Maribyrnong
Suburbs around Essendon North:
Airport West Essendon Fields Essendon Fields
Niddrie Essendon North Strathmore
Essendon Essendon Essendon

Essendon North is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 12 km north-west of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Moonee Valley. At the 2011 Census, Essendon North had a population of 2,289.

Essendon North is adjacent to Essendon Airport. The airport was proclaimed by the Commonwealth Government in 1921, which had been known as St Johns, after an early landowner. Local residents complained about noise periodically from 1930. Commercial international flights were transferred to the new Melbourne Airport in 1970, and commercial domestic flights followed in 1971.

See also[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Essendon North (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 June 2012.