The district was named in 1840 after the property of early settler Duncan Cameron, born in Glenroy, Inverness, Scotland.
Glenroy is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, 15 km north of Melbourne’s CBD. Its local government area is the City of Moreland. Located in the northwest of the City of Moreland, and is bounded by the Western Ring Road in the north, the Moonee Ponds Creek in the west, New Road, Victoria Street and Rhodes Parade in the south and West Street, Hilton Street, Box Forest Road and the Upfield railway line in the east.
Distance to Melbourne: 15km North West Of Melbourne.
Public Transport: Trains (Glenroy station & Jacana Station) & Buses.
Number Of Schools: 5
Access to Free Ways: Western Ring Road.
Homes: Weatherboard and brick home’s established in the 1960’s and 1970’s.
Surrounding suburbs: Broadmeadows, Hadfield, Jacana, Gladstone Park, Tullamarine, Gowanbrae, Airport West.