Lysterfield South, Victoria

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Lysterfield South
MelbourneVictoria
Lysterfield South is located in Melbourne
Lysterfield South
Lysterfield South
Coordinates37°56′56″S 145°15′36″E / 37.949°S 145.260°E / -37.949; 145.260Coordinates: 37°56′56″S 145°15′36″E / 37.949°S 145.260°E / -37.949; 145.260
Population957 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density208.0/km2 (539/sq mi)
Postcode(s)3156
Area4.6 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Location
LGA(s)City of Casey
State electorate(s)Rowville
Federal Division(s)Bruce
Localities around Lysterfield South:
Rowville Lysterfield
Endeavour Hills Lysterfield South Lysterfield
Endeavour Hills Narre Warren North

Lysterfield South is an outer suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 30 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Casey. At the 2016 Census, Lysterfield South had a population of 957.[1]

It is notable for containing Churchill National Park which can be entered via Army Road, from Churchill Park Drive.

History[edit]

Lysterfield South was originally inhabited by the Wurundjeri tribe of the Kulin nation.

The area was first settled by European settlers in 1838,[2] with it and its surrounding suburbs originally part of Narre Warren North, which it now borders. The development of Lysterfield South is closely linked with that of its neighbouring suburbs Lysterfield and Rowville.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Lysterfield South (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Lysterfield and Lysterfield South | Victorian Places". www.victorianplaces.com.au. Retrieved 7 May 2021.