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If you are new to Essendon West, keep reading for a brief history lesson to discover more about the amazing lifestyle and what the suburb has to offer.
Overview Essendon West, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, covers an area of 1 square kilometre and had a population of 1,349 people (2016 census). It is neighboured by the suburbs of Keilor East, Essendon, Niddrie, Avondale Heights, Aberfeldie, and Maribyrnong.
Steele Creek, a shared-use path for pedestrians and cyclists, bounds the suburb on the west. Essendon West is bounded in the east by Afton Road, Rosehill Road in the north, and the south by the Maribyrnong River.
Essendon West is 10 kilometres northwest of Melbourne's central business district and is within the local government area of the City of Moonee Valley.
Living in Essendon West Essendon West is mainly a residential area with homes ranging from inter-war Californian-designed bungalows to post-war homes and more modern-designed homes.
Essendon West is often regarded as being part of Essendon but with a unique identity and character.
History of Essendon West Essendon West used to be part of the local government area of the City of Keilor. When Moonee Valley was established in December 1994, the new local government area merged parts of the City of Keilor and the City of Essendon. Essendon West then became part of the local government area of Moonee Valley. The Essendon West Post Office opened in 1924.
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