Hadfield, Victoria

Infobox Australian Place | type = suburb
name = Hadfield
city = Melbourne
state = vic

caption =
lga = City of Moreland
postcode = 3046
pop = 5151 (2006) Census 2006 AUS | id = SSC21311 | name = Hadfield (State Suburb) | accessdate = 2007-09-17 | quick = on]
area = 3
est =
propval = $285,000 [ [http://www.domain.com.au/public/suburbprofile.aspx?suburb=Hadfield&postcode=3046 Hadfield] , accessed 27 November 2006]
stategov = Pascoe Vale, Broadmeadows
fedgov = Wills
dist1 = 14
location1= Melbourne
dist2 =
near-nw =
near-n = Glenroy
near-ne =
near-w = Glenroy
near-e = Fawkner
near-sw = Pascoe Vale
near-s =
near-se = Coburg North

Hadfield is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its Local Government Area is the City of Moreland.

The suburb of Hadfield is bound by West Street in the west, South Street and Boundary Road in the south, the Hume Highway in the east and Hilton Street in the north. Hadfield is located between Fawkner and Glenroy and falls within the 3046 postcode.

In 2001, the population census recorded 5370 people were living in Hadfield. The suburb has high proportions of 5–17 year olds and over 70 year olds in comparison to the City of Moreland average.

Hadfield originally formed part of the John Pascoe Fawkner estate. Significantdevelopment occurred in Hadfield after World War II.

Major features of the area include the Fawkner Crematorium and Memorial Park, the West Street shopping centre and the Merlynston Creek.

Public Transport is provided by the Upfield railway line as well as the Craigieburn railway line

See also

* City of Broadmeadows - the former local government area of which Hadfield was a part.


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