Heidelberg Heights, Victoria

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Heidelberg Heights
MelbourneVictoria
Heidelberg Heights is located in Melbourne
Heidelberg Heights
Heidelberg Heights
Coordinates37°44′31″S 145°03′11″E / 37.742°S 145.053°E / -37.742; 145.053Coordinates: 37°44′31″S 145°03′11″E / 37.742°S 145.053°E / -37.742; 145.053
Population6,087 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density2,340/km2 (6,060/sq mi)
Postcode(s)3081
Area2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Location11 km (7 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s)City of Banyule
State electorate(s)Ivanhoe
Federal Division(s)Jagajaga
Suburbs around Heidelberg Heights:
Bundoora Macleod Rosanna
Heidelberg West Heidelberg Heights Heidelberg
Bellfield Ivanhoe Eaglemont

Heidelberg Heights is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Banyule. At the 2016 Census, Heidelberg Heights had a population of 6,087.[1]

History[edit]

The first Heidelberg Heights Post Office was renamed in 1950 from Heidelberg West (open since 1923) and closed in 1982. In 1983 Heidelberg North office was renamed Heidelberg Heights; this closed in 1993.[2]

In 2012 the City of Banyule acquired the Haig Street Primary School property at 52 Haig Street which had been closed by the Victorian Education Department. A housing development was built by Metricon on the site.[3]

Facilities[edit]

Public library services is provided by Yarra Plenty Regional Library. The nearest libraries are at Ivanhoe and Rosanna.

Sport[edit]

North Heidelberg Football Club, an Australian Rules football team, competes in the Northern Football League.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Heidelberg Heights (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
  3. ^ "Former School Sites". Banyule City Council. 2019. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  4. ^ Full Points Footy, Northern Football League, archived from the original on 9 March 2009, retrieved 15 April 2009