COLLINGWOOD

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Population
6,467 (2011)
 
Local Government
City of Yarra
 
Area
1.3 km² (0.5 sq mi)
 
Suburbs around Collingwood

Clifton Hill
Collingwood
East Melbourne
Abbotsford
Richmond
Fitzroy North
Fitzroy
Melbourne


Area Profile

Collingwood is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Yarra. At the 2011 Census, Collingwood had a population of 6,467.

Collingwood is one of the oldest suburbs in Melbourne and is bordered by Smith Street, Alexandra Parade, Hoddle Street and Victoria Parade.

Collingwood is notable for its historical buildings, with many nineteenth century dwellings, shops and factories still in use.

It was named after Baron Collingwood, a British admiral.
 

Transport

Transport within Collingwood consists mainly of narrow one way streets. The suburb is bounded by main roads: Smith Street to the west, Victoria Parade to the south, Hoddle Street to the east and Alexandra Parade to the north. Major tramlines are on Victoria Street (tram route 109) and Smith Street (route 86), which are on the edge of the suburb. Johnston, Wellington and Langridge Streets are the main arterials going through the suburb.

The Collingwood railway station is in neighbouring Abbotsford.