Greensborough is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 19 km north-east from Melbourne’s Central Business District. Its local government areas are the City of Banyule and the Shire of Nillumbik. At the 2016 Census, Greensborough had a population of 20,821.
The suburb was named after settler Edward Bernard Green, who was also the district mail contractor. Formerly it was known as Keelbundoora, Aboriginal for “a round swamp”.
Greensborough borders the beginning of the Green Wedge, an area of bush land that runs northward into Eltham and Diamond Creek. The Plenty River, a tributary of the Yarra River, runs through Greensborough, joining the Yarra at Templestowe.
The township was established in the late 1850s, with the Post Office opening on 17 July 1858.
Population: 20,821 as of 2016
Elevation: 137 m
Temp mean max: 10.4°c
Temp mean min: 21.5°c
Annual rainfall: 482.3mm
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