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Bell Post Hill
GeelongVictoria
Morongo Geelong.jpg
Morongo College, 1863
Population 4,919 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 3215
LGA(s) City of Greater Geelong
State electorate(s) Lara
Federal Division(s) Corio
Suburbs around Bell Post Hill:
Moorabool Lovely Banks Norlane
Batesford Bell Post Hill Bell Park
Batesford Hamlyn Heights Bell Park

Bell Post Hill is a residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia. At the 2016 Census, Bell Post had a population of 4,919.

The origin of the suburb's name is thought to be from a lookout or warning bell on a post or forked tree situated on the hill overlooking Corio Bay and the Moorabool river known as Morongo estate.

Heritage listed sites

Bell Post Hill contains a number of heritage listed sites, including:

  • 205 Ballarat Road and 5-61 Anakie Road, Morongo
  • Geelong-Ballarat railway line, Cowies Creek Rail Bridge No. 1

Sport

The suburb has an Australian Rules football team competing in the Geelong & District Football League.

Geelong Rangers FC play soccer at Myers Reserve and compete in the Victorian State League Division 2.

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