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Strathmore

About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Strathmore is 8,807, with a population density of 25.41 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Strathmore is bounded by Moonee Ponds Creek in the north and east, Woodland Street in the south, and Bulla Road, the Tullamarine Freeway, the eastern boundary of Essendon Airport and Boeing Reserve in the west.

Name origin

Strathmore is named after a valley in Scotland. It was previously known as North Essendon.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1840s. Significant development occurred during the interwar period. Growth continued in the post-war years. The population increased slightly from the early 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Strathmore is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include A Pearce Park, Johnston Reserve, K T Smith Reserve, Lebanon Reserve, Napier Park, Nursery Corner Reserve, Strathnaver Reserve and several schools.