City of Prahran
The City of Prahran was a local government area about 5 kilometres (3 mi) southeast of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia. The city covered an area of 9.55 square kilometres (3.69 sq mi), and existed from 1855 until 1994, when it was merged with the City of Malvern to create the City of Stonnington.
|City of Prahran|
Location in Melbourne
Prahran Town Hall
|• Density||4,419/km2 (11,445/sq mi)|
|Area||9.55 km2 (3.7 sq mi)|
On 22 June 1994, the City of Prahran was abolished (with parts of Windsor going to the new City of Port Phillip), and, along with the City of Malvern, was merged into the newly created City of Stonnington.
The City of Prahran was subdivided into four wards on 2 December 1887, each electing three councillors:
- Prahran Ward
- South Yarra Ward
- Toorak Ward
- Windsor Ward
* Estimate in the 1958 Victorian Year Book.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics, Victoria Office (1994). Victorian Year Book. p. 49. ISSN 0067-1223.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (1 August 1995). Victorian local government amalgamations 1994-1995: Changes to the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (PDF). Commonwealth of Australia. p. 11. ISBN 0-642-23117-6. Retrieved 16 December 2007.
- Victorian Municipal Directory. Brunswick: Arnall & Jackson. 1992. pp. 455–456. Accessed at State Library of Victoria, La Trobe Reading Room.