Mickleham, Victoria

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Mickleham
MelbourneVictoria
Mickleham 2 aerial.jpg
Mickleham from the northwest
Mickleham is located in Melbourne
Mickleham
Mickleham
Coordinates 37°33′43″S 144°52′26″E / 37.562°S 144.874°E / -37.562; 144.874Coordinates: 37°33′43″S 144°52′26″E / 37.562°S 144.874°E / -37.562; 144.874
Population 1,185 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3064
Location 32 km (20 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s) City of Hume
State electorate(s) Yuroke
Federal Division(s) McEwen
Localities around Mickleham:
Clarkefield Beveridge Kalkallo
Yuroke Mickleham Craigieburn
Wildwood Craigieburn Craigieburn

Mickleham is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 32 km north of Melbourne's central business district, beyond the Urban Growth Boundary.[2] Its local government area is the City of Hume. At the 2011 Census, Mickleham had a population of 1,185.

Mickleham is located north of Yuroke, on Mickleham Road.

History[edit]

Mickleham Post Office opened on 1 February 1862 and closed in 1967. To the west of the locality a Konagaderrer office opened in 1913 as settlement took place along Deep Creek but closed in 1920. This area is now known as Konagaderra Springs.[3]

Today[edit]

5 estates are now developing Mickleham with impressive plans of housing, schools, child care, huge city centre and a big business park on Donnybrook Road between Mickleham road and Hume Fwy. These estates are Merrifield, The Woods, Annadale, Waratah and already developed Trillium.

Mickleham has a primary school which is located at the corner of Mickleham Road and Mount Ridley Road. Next to the primary school is the community centre and tennis courts.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Mickleham (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2012-06-22.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Urban Growth Boundary map Archived 5 April 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 

External links[edit]

Media related to Mickleham, Victoria at Wikimedia Commons


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