Thomson, Victoria

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Thomson is located in City of Greater Geelong
Coordinates38°10′12″S 144°22′52″E / 38.170°S 144.381°E / -38.170; 144.381Coordinates: 38°10′12″S 144°22′52″E / 38.170°S 144.381°E / -38.170; 144.381
Population1,607 (2016 census)[1]
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.

The East Geelong campus of The Gordon Institute of TAFE is located here, which also includes their student residence.

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]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Thomson (Greater Geelong) (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
  3. ^ Full Points Footy, Geelong & District, retrieved 15 April 2009