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
Coordinates 37°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
Population 2,911 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3139
Elevation 159 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 2011 census, Wandin North had a population of 2,911.

History[edit]

The Post Office opened around 1909. An earlier office (1884) named Wandin North was renamed Seville.[2] The Wandin North Primary School opened in 1915 and in 2016 had 240 students.[3]

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, Katandra Gardens, 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Wandin North (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2016-10-05. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
  3. ^ http://www.wandinnorthps.vic.edu.au/