Box Hill is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) east of Melbourne's Central Business District. in the local government area of the City of Whitehorse. At the 2011 Census, Box Hill had a population of 9,672.
Once a large independent city, Box Hill was absorbed into Melbourne as part of the eastward expansion of the metropolis in the late 1950s. As a result, it once had its own large historic Central Business District, its own municipality in the former City of Box Hill and its own suburbs.
Box Hill is a major hub in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs.
Box Hill is notable for its significant population of people of Asian birth or descent, particularly Chinese. A large number of Asian restaurants and retailers in its shopping district contribute to the visibility of this aspect of the suburb's demographics.
Box Hill is also a major transport hub for Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, with a substantial train station, the 109 tram line, and numerous bus lines servicing the suburb.