Ashwood is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 14 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Monash. At the 2011 Census, Ashwood had a population of 6,061.
Ashwood was named after the suburbs of Burwood and Ashburton, because it appears between the two.
Ashwood is bounded by Huntingdale Road to the east, the Glen Waverley railway line to the south, Warrigal Road to the west and a wandering alignment to the north that approximately follows Carlyle Street, Zodiac Street, Gardiners Creek, Ashwood Drive, Montpellier Road and Arthur Street.