Newcomb, Victoria

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Newcomb
GeelongVictoria
Population 4,518 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3219
LGA(s) City of Greater Geelong
State electorate(s) Geelong
Federal Division(s) Corio
Suburbs around Newcomb:
East Geelong Corio Bay Corio Bay
East Geelong Newcomb Moolap
Thomson Whittington Moolap

Newcomb is a residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia. At the 2011 census, Newcomb had a population of 4,518.[1]

The Post Office opened on 2 July 1962 as the suburb developed.[2]

The suburb has an Australian Rules football team competing in the Bellarine Football League.[3]

Newcomb is a suburb offering convenience to residents with two shopping centers, Newcomb Centro and Bellarine Village both including a Woolworths supermarket and a range of other shops. The suburb's perimeter is only 3 kilometers from the Geelong CBD.

The majority of Newcomb residential areas consist of mid 20th century homes, with no capacity for new housing estates, although there is a growing trend to subdivide larger blocks to build flats, whether by demolishing existing houses or by building behind them.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Newcomb (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
  3. ^ Full Points Footy, Newcomb, retrieved 2008-07-25 [dead link]

Coordinates: 38°10′12″S 144°23′46″E / 38.17°S 144.396°E / -38.17; 144.396