Glen Huntly is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district, within the City of Glen Eira local government area.
- Area:43.781 km2
- Elevation:178 m
- Local Government Area:City of Greater Bendigo
Glen Huntly is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district, within the City of Glen Eira local government area. At the 2016 Census, Glen Huntly had a population of 5,040.It is a small suburb, approximately 1 km from north to south and 800 metres east to west at its widest point. Its borders are Neerim Road in the north, Booran Road in the west, Grange Road in the east and Woodville Avenue and Oakleigh Road in the south.
Glen Huntly is named after a ship, the Glen Huntly, that arrived in Port Phillip in April 1840, after setting off from Greenock, Scotland carrying 157 new immigrants, skilled manual labourers who were heading for the new colony settled in Melbourne. Fever, most likely typhoid, struck the ship mid journey and 10 died before reaching Port Phillip Bay. The Glen Huntly was forced to land at Little Red Bluff (now Point Ormond) where Victoria's first quarantine station, consisting of tents, was set up to deal with the crisis. Three more men died at the camp. Supplies and provisions were brought down a dirt track that became Glen Huntly Road.
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