Mickleham, Victoria

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Mickleham
MelbourneVictoria
Mickleham 2 aerial.jpg
Mickleham from the northwest
Mickleham is located in Melbourne
Mickleham
Mickleham
Coordinates37°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
Population3,142 (2016)[1]
Postcode(s)3064
Location29 km (18 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s)City of Hume
State electorate(s)Yuroke
Federal Division(s)Calwell
Localities around Mickleham:
Clarkefield Beveridge Kalkallo
Yuroke Mickleham Craigieburn
Wildwood Craigieburn Craigieburn

Mickleham is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 29 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 2016 Census, Mickleham had a population of 3,142.[1]

The number of dwellings in Mickleham is forecast to grow from 1,090 in 2016 to 8,221 in 2026 with an estimated population of 14,210.[3]

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.[4]

Today[edit]

Currently there are 7 estates under development in 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 Trijena, Botanical, 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.

The town also hosts Mickleham Post Entry Quarantine Facility, the quarantine facility for all animals and plants entering the country, which must be placed in quarantine according to Australian quarantine regulations[5] [6]. The quarantine facility is located on Donnybrook Road, close to Hume Highway.

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mickleham (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Urban Growth Boundary map Archived 5 April 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Mickleham Population, households and dwellings". idcommunity: demongraphic resources. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  4. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
  5. ^ "Australian Post Entry Quarantine Facilities". www.agriculture.gov.au. Retrieved 22 October 2019. Government operated cat and dog post entry quarantine services are provided in Mickleham, in Melbourne, Victoria.
  6. ^ "Post entry quarantine facility". www.agriculture.gov.au. Retrieved 22 October 2019.

External links[edit]

Media related to Mickleham, Victoria at Wikimedia Commons


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