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Whether you are upsizing or downsizing to Upwey, keep reading for a brief history lesson to find out more about the lifestyle and what the suburb has to offer.
Overview Upwey is a suburb of Melbourne, in Victoria, Australia, and is part of the local government area of the Shire of Yarra Ranges and the City of Knox. It is located 33 kilometres east of the Central Business District in Melbourne. It is neighboured by the following suburbs: Tremont, Ferntree Gully, Upper Ferntree Gully, Ferny Creek, Lysterfield, Sherbrooke, Tecoma, and Belgrave Heights. As of the 2016 census, the suburb population was 6,648, with the median age being 40 years old.
Living in Upwey The suburb of Upwey offers the perfect balance between country and city lifestyle. It is surrounded by greenery, beautiful views, and diverse birdlife. The community of Upwey is helpful and friendly, with most families having lived here for generations.
History of Upwey Upwey was part of the Parish of Scoresby and the Parish of Narre Worreen and used to be known by that name during the 1800s. It began to be known as Mast Gully in 1850 after several ship masts had been cut from the Mast Gully Creek. The first known white settler of Upwey was John Ferguson, who settled in the area in 1870. On 18 December 1900, the first Railway in Upwey was opened, from Upper Ferntree Gully to Gembrook, and a Railway Station named Upwey was opened on 3 June 1901.
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