East Albury is a suburb of the city of Albury, New South Wales, located 3 kilometres (2 mi) east of the Albury Central Business District. At the 2006 census, East Albury had a population of 5686.
East Albury lies on the eastern side of the railway/freeway line that runs through Albury. It covers Eastern Hill and the flat land around it on the Murray River floodplain, and is bordered by Albury to the west, Lavington and Thurgoona to the north, Wirlinga to the east, and Victoria to the south. East Albury is a residential & industrial area, and due to the freeway it is set to boom in the next few years.
Already major commercial development has begun at the eastern fringe of the built-up part of the suburb. Features of the area include the Albury Base Hospital, Albury Airport, Albury Sports Stadium, Alexandra Park, Mungabareena Reserve and Eastern Hill.
Things to see and do
Eastern Hill Rotary lookout is situated off East Street, with views across to Albury's Airport and the Table Top Range. The Lookout also offers fantastic views of the Murray River Flood Plains.
To the east you can see the path of the Murray River outlined by river red gum trees as it travels through Mungabareena Reserve. Some 12 kilometres away, on a clear day, viewers will be able to see the waters of the Lake Hume and the Hume Weir Spillway.
The famous Hume and Hovell Walking Track takes in part of Eastern Hill.