East Geelong, Victoria facts for kids
|Population||3,834 (2006 census)|
|• Density||1,237/km2 (3,200/sq mi)|
|Area||3.1 km2 (1.2 sq mi)|
|LGA(s)||City of Greater Geelong|
The post office opened on 6 June 1921. An earlier Post Office dating from 1871 was later renamed Moolap West.
The 81-hectare Eastern Park is located in East Geelong. It is Geelong’s premier regional park and an important recreation focus for central Geelong. The Geelong Botanic Gardens are located at its centre.
East Geelong has an Australian Rules football team competing in the Geelong & District Football League. Golfers play at the course of the East Geelong Golf Club at Eastern Gardens.
Heritage listed sites
East Geelong contains a number of heritage listed sites, including:
- 141 Ormond Road, Eastern Cemetery Gatehouse
- 1-55 Garden Street, Eastern Park and Geelong Botanic Gardens
- 1-55 Garden Street, First Geelong Customs House
- Hearne Parade, Limeburners Point Lime Kiln Complex
East Geelong, Victoria Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.