Kingsbury is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 14 km north-east from Melbourne’s Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Darebin. At the 2016 Census, Kingsbury had a population of 3,780.
The suburb was named after Bruce Kingsbury VC, who died in Papua New Guinea during the Second World War.
The suburb of Kingsbury previously had a golf course running through it before being built over in the 1960s for new housing developments. One side of Kingsbury’s street names are made up of golfing terms; Green Avenue, Eagle Avenue, Flag Street, Bunker Avenue, Club Avenue, Golf Avenue, and The Fairway. The other half of Kingsbury’s street names reference famous poets from across the world; Lowell Avenue, Whittier Street, Scott Grove, Bradshaw Street, and Keats Avenue.
Kingsbury has both reserve parkland and playgrounds available throughout. Kevin P Hardiman Reserve which carries through it the Darebin Creek bike trail the reserve also has a children’s playground. C.W Kirkwood reserve and Link Playground are also located in Kingsbury. Bundoora Park is also located in close proximity to Kingsbury. Bundoora Park is a 180 hectare parkland set in natural bushland beside the Darebin Creek. The public parklands at Bundoora Park provides a number of playgrounds, waterways and free BBQ facilities.
Population: 3,780 as of 2016
Elevation: 92 m
Temp mean max: 10.1°c
Temp mean min: 20.9°c
Annual rainfall: 482.3mm
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