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 3,051[1] (2016 census)
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 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. It is nestled amongst orchards and general farming land in the picturesque Yarra Valley. Many of the schools original charm has been maintained even though the school has undergone extensive upgrades. [3] 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


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