Watsonia North, Victoria

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Watsonia North
MelbourneVictoria
Watsonia North is located in Melbourne
Watsonia North
Watsonia North
Coordinates37°42′00″S 145°04′52″E / 37.700°S 145.081°E / -37.700; 145.081Coordinates: 37°42′00″S 145°04′52″E / 37.700°S 145.081°E / -37.700; 145.081
Population3,814 (2016)[1]
 • Density2,720/km2 (7,060/sq mi)
Postcode(s)3087
Area1.4 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Location20 km (12 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s)City of Banyule
State electorate(s)Bundoora
Federal Division(s)Jagajaga
Suburbs around Watsonia North:
Bundoora
Bundoora Watsonia North Greensborough
Watsonia

Watsonia North is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 17 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Banyule. The Watsonia Military Camp existed during WWII and was then handed over to the State Housing Commission for emergency housing.

Watsonia North was previously in the Shire of Diamond Valley.[2] At the 2016 census, Watsonia North had a population of 3,814.

Watsonia North is home to Binnak Park stretching from the north to the south of the suburb, from Cameron Parade to Binnak Drive.

Watsonia North is bounded in the west generally to the west of Binnak Park, in the north by the Metropolitan Ring Road, in the east by the Greensborough Highway and in the south by Grimshaw Street.

Part of the residential area of Watsonia North was once owned by the Christian Brothers of Parade College until the early 1980s.

Public Library facilities are provided by Yarra Plenty Regional Library. The nearest library is located at Watsonia

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  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Watsonia North (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Watsonia and Watsonia North | Victorian Places". www.victorianplaces.com.au. Retrieved 3 May 2019.


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