Collingwood, Victoria

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Population: 5494 (2006) [1]
Established: 1850s
Postcode: 3066
Property Value: AUD $560,000 [2]
  • City of Yarra
  • City of Melbourne
State District: Richmond
Federal Division: Melbourne
Suburbs around Collingwood:
Fitzroy North Clifton Hill Clifton Hill
Fitzroy Collingwood Abbotsford
Melbourne East Melbourne Richmond

Collingwood is a suburb in Melbourne, Australia. It was named after Baron Cuthbert Collingwood (1748 - 1810), an admiral of the Royal Navy.

Sport[change | change source]

The Collingwood Football Club was originally based in Collingwood, but has since moved to the Lexus Centre.

References[change | change source]

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Collingwood (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-09-26. 
  2. Collingwood accessed 14 March 2008