Thomson, Victoria

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Thomson
GeelongVictoria
Thomson is located in City of Greater Geelong
Thomson
Thomson
Coordinates 38°10′12″S 144°22′52″E / 38.17°S 144.381°E / -38.17; 144.381Coordinates: 38°10′12″S 144°22′52″E / 38.17°S 144.381°E / -38.17; 144.381
Population 1,610 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 3219
LGA(s) City of Greater Geelong
State electorate(s) Geelong
Federal Division(s) Corio
Suburbs around Thomson:
East Geelong East Geelong Newcomb
South Geelong Thomson Whittington
Breakwater Breakwater Whittington

Thomson is a small residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Thomson is triangular in shape and is bounded in the west by Breakwater Road, Carr Street and St Albans Road, in the north by Lomond Terrace, Godfrey and Ensby Streets, and in the east by Ormond and Boundary Roads.

Thomson was named after the early settler and the first mayor of Geelong Dr. Alexander Thomson.

Thomson Post Office opened in 1950 and closed in 1992.[2]

Thomson has an Australian Rules football team competing in the Geelong & District Football League.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Thomson (Geelong) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-06-01. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
  3. ^ Full Points Footy, Geelong & District, retrieved 2009-04-15