East Geelong, Victoria

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East Geelong
GeelongVictoria
East Geelong is located in City of Greater Geelong
East Geelong
East Geelong
Coordinates38°09′43″S 144°22′49″E / 38.1620°S 144.3802°E / -38.1620; 144.3802Coordinates: 38°09′43″S 144°22′49″E / 38.1620°S 144.3802°E / -38.1620; 144.3802
Population3,862 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,246/km2 (3,230/sq mi)
Postcode(s)3219
Area3.1 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.

The post office opened on 6 June 1921. An earlier Post Office dating from 1871 was later renamed Moolap West.[2]

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.[3]

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.[4]

Heritage listed sites[edit]

East Geelong contains a number of heritage listed sites, including:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "East Geelong (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11
  3. ^ "Geelong Botanic Gardens and Eastern Park". rushwright associates. Retrieved 2014-11-06.
  4. ^ Golf Select, East Geelong, retrieved 2009-05-11
  5. ^ "Eastern Cemetery Gatehouse (H1170)". Victorian Heritage Register. Heritage Victoria. Retrieved 4 July 2014.
  6. ^ "Eastern Park & Geelong Botanic Gardens (H2095)". Victorian Heritage Register. Heritage Victoria. Retrieved 4 July 2014.
  7. ^ "First Customs House (H0185)". Victorian Heritage Register. Heritage Victoria. Retrieved 4 July 2014.
  8. ^ "Lime Kiln Complex (H1288)". Victorian Heritage Register. Heritage Victoria. Retrieved 4 July 2014.