About Frankston

The population of Frankston City is approximately 135,000. Frankston City includes the suburbs of Carrum Downs, Frankston, Frankston North, Frankston South, Langwarrin, Langwarrin South, Sandhurst, Seaford and Skye.

Frankston City is a predominantly residential area, with some rural residential, industrial, commercial and rural areas. The City encompasses a total land area of 131 square kilometres. Central Frankston functions as the major regional retail and commercial centre, servicing outer southern Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula.

Major features of the City include the Frankston Central Activities District, Bayside Shopping Centre, Karingal Hub Shopping Centre, Chisholm Institute of TAFE (Frankston Campus), Monash University (Peninsula Campus), Frankston Hospital, McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery, Frankston Pier and Boardwalk, Landmark Bridge, George Pentland Botanical Gardens, Langwarrin Flora and Fauna Reserve, The Pines Flora and Fauna Reserve and the Frankston Reservoir. The City is accessed by Frankston Freeway, Mornington Peninsula Freeway, Peninsula Link, Moorooduc Highway, Nepean Highway, Frankston-Dandenong Road, Dandenong-Hastings Road and the Frankston railway line, with stations at Frankston, Kananook and Seaford.

Visiting Frankston City

Frankston City is an enviable and exciting place in which to live, work and visit, and offers:

  • Vibrant and diverse communities
  • A unique lifestyle, 10 kilometres of beautiful coastline, clean foreshore and beaches
  • Cutting-edge arts facilities and excellent restaurants and caf├ęs
  • World-class health and education facilities
  • Proactive commercial, retail and clean manufacturing business environment 

Frankston Aerial Photo

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