Herne Hill, Victoria

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Herne Hill
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]
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. At the 2016 Census, Herne Hill had a population of 3,413.[1] 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]


  1. ^ a b 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 21 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Herne Hill | Victorian Places". www.victorianplaces.com.au. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  4. ^ "VHD". vhd.heritagecouncil.vic.gov.au. Retrieved 22 November 2018.