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Kilsyth is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 36 km east from Melbourne's central business district (CBD). The majority of Kilsyth is part of the Shire of Yarra Ranges, the rest is within the City of Maroondah. At the 2016 census, Kilsyth had a population of 10,891.[1]

Kilsyth
MelbourneVictoria
Kilsyth is located in Melbourne
Kilsyth
Kilsyth
Coordinates37°48′07″S 145°18′58″E / 37.802°S 145.316°E / -37.802; 145.316Coordinates: 37°48′07″S 145°18′58″E / 37.802°S 145.316°E / -37.802; 145.316
Population10,891 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,210/km2 (3,130/sq mi)
Postcode(s)3137
Area9 km2 (3.5 sq mi)
Location
LGA(s)Shire of Yarra Ranges
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Kilsyth:
Croydon Mooroolbark Montrose
Croydon Kilsyth Montrose
Croydon South Kilsyth South The Basin

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HistoryEdit

Kilsyth is named after Kilsyth in Scotland. The Post Office opened on 22 November 1900.[2] The first school opened in 1910.[3]

SportEdit

Kilsyth is the home of Melbourne Competitive and Social Ballroom Dancing studio "MarShere Kilsyth".

Kilsyth is the home of the representative basketball club The Kilsyth Cobras.

Kilsyth is the home of the Kilsyth Redbacks Cricket Club. The Redbacks compete in the Ringwood and District Cricket Association.

Kilsyth is the home of the Lilydale Swimming Club where the club trains at the Kilsyth Centenary Pool on Hawthory Road.

Kilsyth has an Australian Rules football team, The Kilsyth Cougars, competing in the Eastern Football League.[4]

Kilsyth will be home to the Australian rules football under 18 TAC cup side the 'Eastern Ranges'.

Golfers play at the course of the Eastwood Golf Club on Liverpool Road.[5]

Kilsyth is home to the Mountain District Badminton Association at the Kilsyth Sports Center Liverpool Road Kilsyth.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Kilsyth (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 April 2019.  
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
  3. ^ Kilsyth Primary School, History, archived from the original on 18 July 2008, retrieved 1 September 2008
  4. ^ Full Point Footy, Eastern Football League, retrieved 21 October 2008
  5. ^ Golf Select, Eastwood, retrieved 11 May 2009

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