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East Geelong
East Geelong is located in City of Greater Geelong
East Geelong
East Geelong
Location in City of Greater Geelong
Population 3,862 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,246/km2 (3,230/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 3219
Area 3.1 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
LGA(s) City of Greater Geelong
State electorate(s) Geelong
Federal Division(s) Corio
Suburbs around East Geelong:
Corio Bay Corio Bay Corio Bay
Geelong CBD East Geelong Newcomb
South Geelong Thomson Newcomb

East Geelong is a residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia. At the 2016 census, East Geelong had a population of 3,862.

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
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