Panton Hill, Victoria
Panton Hill general store
|Elevation||154 m (505 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Nillumbik|
Panton Hill is a town in Victoria, Australia, 32 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the Shire of Nillumbik. At the 2016 Census, Panton Hill had a population of 1,062.
Panton Hill Post Office opened on 1 October 1875.
The Panton Hill Primary School, number 1134, was originally a two (2) room building with the Headmasters residence beside it.
The town has a hotel, general store/post office, an Australian Rules football called the Panton Hill Redbacks, competing in the Northern Football League and a cricket club in the Diamond Valley Cricket Association, with 4 senior teams and 4 junior teams. It is also home to a small church, St. Matthews Anglican Church,() and several wineries including Panton Hill Winery.
Panton Hill Primary School has an enrolment of approximately 150. The nearest high schools are Diamond Valley Secondary College and Eltham College of Education. Panton Hill also has a volunteer Country Fire Brigade that services Panton Hill and the surrounding areas. A park in the centre of town has been dedicated to the memory of 5 of Panton Hill's firefighters who perished on Ash Wednesday. Panton Hill Primary School's houses are named after these firefighters.
- Shire of Eltham - Panton Hill was previously within this former local government area.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Panton Hill (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 July 2017.
- Edwards, Dianne H. (Dianne Helen), 1949- (1979). The Diamond Valley story. Diamond Valley Shire (Vic.). Greensborough, Vic.: Shire of Diamond Valley. ISBN 0959542205. OCLC 8280660.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
- Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
- Full Points Footy, Northern Football League, archived from the original on 9 March 2009, retrieved 15 April 2009
- "Service timetable". Yarra Plenty Regional Library. 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
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