Ashby, Western Australia

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Ashby
Perth,  Western Australia
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Ashby
Location in metropolitan Perth
Coordinates 31°43′59″S115°47′53″E / 31.733°S 115.798°E / -31.733; 115.798 Coordinates: 31°43′59″S115°47′53″E / 31.733°S 115.798°E / -31.733; 115.798
Population2,394 (2011 census) [1]
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,130/sq mi)
Established1990s
Postcode(s) 6065
Area1.5 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
Location26 km (16 mi) N of Perth CBD
LGA(s) City of Wanneroo
State electorate(s) Wanneroo
Federal Division(s) Cowan
Suburbs around Ashby:
Wanneroo Tapping Mariginiup
Wanneroo Ashby Sinagra
Wanneroo Wanneroo Sinagra

Ashby is a suburb of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia 26 kilometres (16 mi) north of Perth's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Wanneroo.

The suburb came into being in the late 1990s as a subdivision of Wanneroo, and was named in 1997 after a local landowner, Mr E E Ashby, who owned land in the area in 1913. [2]

Geography

Ashby is a triangular suburb and is bounded by Wanneroo Road to the southwest, Pinjar Road to the southeast and Conti Road to the north. About 40% of the suburb has been developed for residential purposes. [3]

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References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "State Suburbs: Ashby". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 July 2012. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  2. Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of metropolitan suburb names – A" . Retrieved 15 February 2008.
  3. Department of Land Information. StreetSmart Perth Street Directory (54th ed.). West Australian Newspapers Ltd. pp. Map 221. ISBN   978-0-909439-67-5.