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Bell Post Hill
GeelongVictoria
Morongo Geelong.jpg
Morongo College, 1863
Population 4,919 (2006 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. The origin of the suburb's name is thought to be from a lookout or warning bell on a post situated on the hill overlooking Corio Bay. The first recorded use of this bell was 1837 during a conflict with the local Aborigines.

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

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
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