Williamstown North, Victoria
|Population||1,593 (2016 census)|
|• Density||885/km2 (2,290/sq mi)|
|Area||1.8 km2 (0.7 sq mi)|
|Location||11 km (7 mi) from Melbourne|
|LGA(s)||City of Hobsons Bay|
Williamstown North is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 km south-west of the Melbourne central business district. Its local government area is the City of Hobsons Bay. At the 2016 census, Williamstown North had a population of 1,593.
The suburb is bounded to the north by the Port Fairy railway line, to the west by the Altona branch of the Werribee railway line, to the east by Champion Road, and to the south by Kororoit Creek Road.
Williamstown North is home to the Newport Railway Museum in Champion Road, on the south-east corner of the Newport Workshops. It is a short walk from the North Williamstown railway station. The Museum features the largest collection of Victorian Railways steam locomotives. Other exhibits include electric and diesel locomotives, suburban and country passenger carriages, guards vans, a selection of freight wagons and numerous railway artefacts.
Williamstown North Post Office opened on 1 April 1878 and closed in 1980.
- City of Williamstown -the former local government area of which Williamstown North was a part