Collingwood is an inner suburb of Melbourne, 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 in 1842 after Baron Collingwood or an early hotel which bore his name.