Herne Hill, Victoria

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Herne Hill
GeelongVictoria
Herne Hill Cement Storage.jpg
Cement storage silos
Herne Hill is located in City of Greater Geelong
Herne Hill
Herne Hill
Coordinates38°07′58″S 144°19′50″E / 38.1329°S 144.3305°E / -38.1329; 144.3305Coordinates: 38°07′58″S 144°19′50″E / 38.1329°S 144.3305°E / -38.1329; 144.3305
Population3,413 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3218
LGA(s)City of Greater Geelong
State electorate(s)Geelong
Federal Division(s)Corio
Suburbs around Herne Hill:
Fyansford Hamlyn Heights Hamlyn Heights
Fyansford Herne Hill Manifold Heights
Fyansford Newtown Manifold Heights

Herne Hill is a residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia. It is in the federal Division of Corio, and its postcode is 3218.

The former Geelong Protestant and Orphan Asylum and common school was built in 1855 - one of the first four orphanages set up in Victoria during the 1850s.

The orphan asylum site was acquired by Portland Cement in 1933.[2]

Herne Hill’s suburban growth came after World War II.

The State primary and Catholic primary schools opened in 1954 and 1955, and a State technical school opened in 1954. The Catholic Brigidine Sisters opened a convent and Clonard College in 1956.[3]

Heritage listed sites[edit]

  • "Karoomba" - 48 Heytesbury Street [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Herne Hill (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "VHD". vhd.heritagecouncil.vic.gov.au. Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  3. ^ "Herne Hill | Victorian Places". www.victorianplaces.com.au. Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  4. ^ "VHD". vhd.heritagecouncil.vic.gov.au. Retrieved 2018-11-22.