Frankston is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 41 km (25 mi) southeast of Melbourne's central business district, within the City of Frankston Local Government Area. Frankston recorded a population of 37,331 in the 2021 census. Due to its geographical position north of the Mornington Peninsula, it is often referred to as the "gateway to the Mornington Peninsula". European settler Frankston began around the same time as Melbourne's founding in 1835, initially as an informal fishing village serving Melbourne's first town. Prior to settlement, the Frankston area was mainly inhabited by the Mayone-bulluk clan of the Bunurong tribe of the Kulin nation. The village of Frankston was officially established in 1854, with the first land sale on May 29. It was subsequently named the Greater Frankston Local Government Area from 1893 and served as the hub. administrative and business. Located on the east coast of Port Phillip, Frankston has been a popular seaside destination in Melbourne since the 1880s. Frankston Beach remains one of the busiest beaches in Victoria and is recognized as one of the best. Cleanest beach in Australia. It is also home to one of the largest sand sculpture exhibitions in the Southern Hemisphere. Suburban localities (in zip code 3199) include: Frankston Central Business District (CBD), Frankston East, Frankston Heights, Karingal, Long Island, Mount Erin and Olivers Hill. The independent suburb of Frankston South also shares the same postal code as Frankston. As of the 2016 census, the suburb of Frankston had a population of 36,097. The demon name of a person from Frankston is a Frankston. Find and hire a top agency or company for your next big project related to Digital Marketing, Advertising, Social Media Marketing, Content Writing, Market Research, PR, Email Marketing, Mobile App Development, Web Design, Web application development, Media Planning and many more in Australia and other countries on AgencyNetwork.