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Bell Post Hill
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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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