Thornhill Park, Victoria

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Thornhill Park
Melbourne,  Victoria
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New subdivision at Thornhill Park, October 2018
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Thornhill Park
Coordinates 37°43′45″S144°37′30″E / 37.72917°S 144.62500°E / -37.72917; 144.62500 Coordinates: 37°43′45″S144°37′30″E / 37.72917°S 144.62500°E / -37.72917; 144.62500
Established2017
Postcode(s) 3335
LGA(s) City of Melton
State electorate(s) Kororoit
Federal Division(s) Gorton
Suburbs around Thornhill Park:
Cobblebank Grangefields Grangefields
Strathtulloh Thornhill Park Rockbank
Mount Cottrell Mount Cottrell Fieldstone

Thornhill Park is a suburb in the outer west of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its local government area is the City of Melton. The suburb was gazetted by the Office of Geographic Names on 9 February 2017, [1] following a proposal for eleven new suburbs by the City of Melton. The new name officially came into effect in mid-2017. [2] [3]

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Prior to the suburb's creation, the area was mostly part of Rockbank, with a small section previously part of Mount Cottrell in the south.

Rockbank, Victoria Town in Victoria, Australia

Rockbank is a township and rural locality near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 29 km west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Melton local government area. Rockbank recorded a population of 1,536 at the 2016 Census.

Mount Cottrell, Victoria Town in Victoria, Australia

Mount Cottrell is town in Victoria, Australia, 34 km west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the Cities of Melton and Wyndham local government areas. Mount Cottrell recorded a population of 569 at the 2016 Census.

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References

  1. "Locality boundaries". Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  2. Landy, Samantha (10 February 2017). "Eleven new suburbs to be established in the Melton growth area, west of Melbourne's CBD". Herald Sun. Archived from the original on 25 February 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. "New suburbs". City of Melton. Retrieved 25 February 2017.

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