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Donnybrook is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 32 km north of Melbourne’s Central Business District, located within the City of Whittlesea. It is bounded to the west by Merri Creek and in the east by Darebin Creek. Donnybrook had a population of 169.

The town consists of a railway station, general store, pub, spa and a small number of houses.

The town was likely named after the Donnybrook Parish in Dublin. Kinlochewe Post Office opened in 1850 along the Hume Highway; it was known as Donnybrook from 1854 until 1874 and was then renamed Kalkallo.

The railway line was open in 1872 and the station and new village were named Donnybrook. Donnybrook Post Office opened in 1889.

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Population: 169 as of 2016
Established: 1854
Elevation: 230 m
Temp mean max: 18.1°c
Temp mean min: 8.7°c
Annual rainfall: 377.8mm

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