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If you're looking at buying in Devon Meadows, continue reading for a brief history lesson to find out more about the lifestyle and what makes this suburb a worthy option.
Overview Devon Meadows is a beautiful suburb in Victoria, Australia, located 50 km southeast of Melbourne’s central business district. It lies in the local government area, the City of Casey. As recorded in the 2016 census, it had a population of 1,548.
Living in Devon Meadows Devon Meadows is a small, peaceful town where the land is generally flat. By the late 1920s, the farming community also built a mechanics institute hall. Though the land was prone to minor flooding, it was good for extensive cultivation. However, it became a residential locality in the 1970s-80s. Today, the town has tennis courts, a community hall, a Uniting church, and a recreation reserve with local industries including kennels, eggs, piggeries, and broilers. It has an Australian rules football team, The Devon Meadows Panthers and a cricket team known as the Panthers.
History of Devon Meadows The name Devon Meadows originated from ‘Devon’, a property owned by a local landowner Benjamin Cox. Devon Meadows is a small town where the development started in 1915 with the commencement of the Post Office. It was located at 89 Finsbury Devon Meadows but closed in 1941. The original building where the post office was built was one of the oldest buildings in the town. However, it became a residential home after some time. Also, it was known as being haunted and burnt down around 1984.
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