Mont Albert North, Victoria

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Mont Albert North
MelbourneVictoria
Mont Albert North is located in Melbourne
Mont Albert North
Mont Albert North
Coordinates 37°48′29″S 145°6′50″E / 37.80806°S 145.11389°E / -37.80806; 145.11389Coordinates: 37°48′29″S 145°6′50″E / 37.80806°S 145.11389°E / -37.80806; 145.11389
Population 5,087 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 2,310/km2 (5,990/sq mi)
Established 1990s
Postcode(s) 3129
Area 2.2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Location 13 km (8 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s) City of Whitehorse
State electorate(s) Box Hill
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Mont Albert North:
Balwyn North Doncaster Doncaster
Balwyn Mont Albert North Box Hill North
Surrey Hills Mont Albert Box Hill

Mont Albert North is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 13 km east of Melbourne's Central Business District.[2] Its local government area is the City of Whitehorse. At the 2011 Census, Mont Albert North had a population of 5,087.

The northern border or the suburb is the Eastern Freeway and the southern border is Kenmare Street, while Elgar Road constitutes the boundary in the east. The western boundary is a series of back streets running close to Union Road. This boundary follows the municipal boundary with the City of Boroondara.

History[edit]

The area was originally called Mont Albert North[citation needed]. It was then renamed Box Hill North, then subsequently renamed back to Mont Albert North.

Mont Albert North Post Office opened on 1 July 1957 and closed in 1993.[3]

The milk bar[edit]

One of the famous sites in Mont Albert North has been the milk bar, located on the corner of Access Road and Arcade Road. For many years this has been the meeting place of many young adults within the area and it continues to be an iconic part of Mont Albert North. In mid-2008 the popular soap opera Neighbours was filmed at the milk bar, with it being a great event for the local community.

Schools[edit]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

  • City of Box Hill - the former local government area of which Mont Albert North was a part

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Mont Albert North (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 August 2012.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ http://www.postcodes-australia.com/areas/vic/ferntree+gully/mont+albert+north
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008