Considering a move to Keilor Park, VIC 3042? It's wise to evaluate whether the suburb is suitable for you (and your family?). The Homes.com.au suburb profile removes the guesswork by providing the Keilor Park house prices, demographics & market trends so that we can help you make informed decisions about your potential move to the suburb.
If you're considering a move to Keilor Park, continue reading for a brief history lesson to learn more about the fantastic lifestyle and what makes this suburb so great.
Overview Keilor Park, a suburb of Victoria, Australia, covers an area of 3.3 square kilometres and had a population of 2,719 people (2016 census). Neighbouring suburbs include Tullamarine, Keilor, Keilor East, Airport West, and Kealba.
Keilor Park is bounded in the north by the Melbourne Airport and Tullamarine, Steele Creek in the east, and the Calder Highway in the south. Keilor Park is 15 kilometres northwest of Melbourne and is part of the local government area of the City of Brimbank.
Living in Keilor Park Keilor Park is a quiet suburb. The suburb has a government primary school, a kindergarten, a supermarket, a liquor store, a bakery, a pharmacy, and pizza and kebab shops. The Keilor Botanic Gardens, developed in 1982, has a vast collection of Australian native flora. It is managed by the Keilor Park Reserve and Botanic Gardens. Keilor Park is serviced by bus routes and a train line.
History of Keilor Park For over 40,000 years, the suburb was inhabited by the Wurundjeri people. In 1803, European settlement passed through the areas. The area is one of the oldest sites in Australia, with recorded human inhabitants.
The name Keilor was given by James Watson of Leith, Scotland, who, in 1840, arrived at Port Phillip. He named the suburb after the property within the Chapel at Keilor, which his father owned in Scotland.
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