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If you are new to Mount Waverley, continue reading for a brief history lesson to find out more about the lifestyle and what makes this suburb so great.
Overview Mount Waverley is a suburb of Melbourne, situated 16 kilometres southeast of the central business district. The suburb is neighboured by Ashwood, Burwood, Burwood East, Chadstone, Glen Waverley, Oakleigh East, Clayton and Notting Hill. As of the 2016 census, Mount Waverley is home to 33,611 residents.
Living in Mount Waverley Mount Waverley is described by its residents as a “great suburb”, ideal for families with kids.
The suburb can be conveniently accessed by two train stations and has a good bus network, too. Various amenities are located nearby or right within Mount Waverly; some are the Riversdale Golf Club and the Pinewood Shopping Centre, where the Waverley Cinema is situated.
The suburb also boasts several primary schools, as well as public and private secondary colleges.
History of Mount Waverley In 1853, the suburb, which was then part of the Parish of Mulgrave, was divided by roads from north to south and east to west, at precisely a mile apart.
The Mount Waverley post office was opened in October 1905, and by the 1930s, streets were already laid down in the suburb. However, only in the 1950s (after the Great Depression) did the constructions of residences commence in the suburb. Today, Mount Waverley is known as a hub for electronics and IT companies operating in Melbourne.
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