Melton, Victoria (suburb)

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Melton
MelbourneVictoria
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High St, Melton viewed from outside Melton institution, Ollie's Chicken.
Melton is located in Melbourne
Melton
Melton
Coordinates 37°40′37″S 144°36′43″E / 37.677°S 144.612°E / -37.677; 144.612Coordinates: 37°40′37″S 144°36′43″E / 37.677°S 144.612°E / -37.677; 144.612
Population 8,069 (2016)[1]
 • Density 320.2/km2 (829.3/sq mi)
Established 1862
Postcode(s) 3337
Area 25.2 km2 (9.7 sq mi)
Location 35 km (22 mi) from Melbourne CBD
LGA(s) City of Melton
State electorate(s) Melton
Federal Division(s) Gorton
Suburbs around Melton:
Melton West Kurunjang Toolern Vale
Melton West Melton Plumpton
Brookfield Melton South Rockbank

Melton is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 35 km west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Melton local government area. Melton recorded a population of 8,069 at the 2016 Census.

Melton is the central suburb in the satellite city of Melton, located in Melbourne's outer western suburbs.

The suburb is the hub of the city's annual weekend long festival known as "The Djerriwarrh Festival". The festival is most famous for its parade along Melton's main street, High Street. The festival has a carnival atmosphere and features live bands, rides and entertainment for all ages.

Golfers play at the course of the Melton Valley Golf Club on Melton Valley Drive.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Melton (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 8 July 2017.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Golf Select, Melton Valley, retrieved 11 May 2009 

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