Wandin North, Victoria

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Wandin North
Victoria
Wandin North3.jpg
Pastoral property in Wandin North
Wandin North is located in Melbourne
Wandin North
Wandin North
Coordinates37°46′08″S 145°24′40″E / 37.769°S 145.411°E / -37.769; 145.411Coordinates: 37°46′08″S 145°24′40″E / 37.769°S 145.411°E / -37.769; 145.411
Population3,051[1] (2016 census)
Postcode(s)3139
Elevation159 m (522 ft)
Location
LGA(s)Shire of Yarra Ranges
State electorate(s)Evelyn
Federal Division(s)Casey
Localities around Wandin North:
Lilydale Coldstream Gruyere
Mount Evelyn Wandin North Seville
Mount Evelyn Silvan Wandin East

Wandin North is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 40 km east from Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2016 census, Wandin North had a population of 3,051.[1]

History[edit]

The Post Office opened around 1909. An earlier office (1884) named Wandin North was renamed Seville.[2] There are two operational schools in Wandin North and the original of these schools is Wandin Yallock Primary School which was established in 1870.[3] It is nestled amongst orchards and general farming land in the picturesque Yarra Valley. The Wandin North Primary School opened in 1915 and in 2016 had 240 students.[4]

Railway[edit]

Wandin North used to have a railway station simply called Wandin on the Warburton branch line which opened in 1901 and closed in 1965.

The town today[edit]

Wandin North contains a number of attractions such as Warratina Lavender Farm, Native plant Garden, Mont De Lancey, Wild Cattle Creek Winery and the numerous fruit orchards.

Wandin North is the home of a vibrant shopping precinct.

See also[edit]

Wandin North Primary School

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2016 Census QuickStats: Wandin North". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
  3. ^ https://wandinyallockps.vic.edu.au/our-vision
  4. ^ http://www.wandinnorthps.vic.edu.au/