Kilsyth, Victoria


Kilsyth, Victoria

Infobox Australian Place | type = suburb
name = Kilsyth
city = Melbourne
state = vic


caption =
lga = Shire of Yarra Ranges
postcode = 3137
pop = 10,022 (2006)Census 2006 AUS | id = SSC21387 | name = Kilsyth (State Suburb) | accessdate = 2007-10-01 | quick = on]
area = 9
est =
propval = $275,100 [ [http://www.domain.com.au/public/suburbprofile.aspx?suburb=Kilsyth&postcode=3137 Kilsyth] , accessed 27 November 2006]
stategov = Kilsyth
fedgov = Casey
dist1 = 34
location1= Melbourne
dist2 = 8
location2= Lilydale
near-nw = Croydon
near-n = Mooroolbark
near-ne = Montrose
near-w = Croydon
near-e = Montrose
near-sw = Croydon South
near-s = Kilsyth South
near-se = The Basin

Kilsyth is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its Local Government Area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges.

History

Kilsyth is named after Kilsyth in Scotland. The Post Office opened on 22 November 1900. Citation
last = Premier Postal History | title = Post Office List | url = https://www.premierpostal.com/cgi-bin/wsProd.sh/Viewpocdwrapper.p?SortBy=VIC&country= | accessdate = 2008-04-11
] The first school opened in 1910. Citation | last = Kilsyth Primary School | title = History | url = http://www.kilsythps.vic.edu.au/history_of_kilsyth_primary_schoo.htm | accessdate = 2008-09-01 ]

port

* Kilsyth is the home of the representative basketball club The 'Kilsyth Cobras'
* EFL Club, Kilsyth FC "The Cougars" has played in Eastern Football League since its inception. Also, for three years in the early 1980s in the V.F.A. Division Two.
*Kilsyth will be home to the Australian rules football under 18 TAC cup side the 'Eastern Ranges'.

See also

* City of Croydon - the former local government area of which Kilsyth was a part.
* Shire of Lilydale - the former local government area of which Kilsyth was a part.

References

External links

Sporting Clubs:
* [http://www.kilsythbasketball.com.au Kilsyth Cobras]
* [http://www.efl.org.au/index.php?id=16&tx_ttnews [tt_news] =1652&tx_ttnews [backPid] =15&cHash=d3607c34d0 --- Eastern Football League 2008 News]


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