Bell Post Hill, Victoria facts for kids
|Bell Post Hill
Morongo College, 1863
|Population||4,919 (2006 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Greater Geelong|
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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