Bell Post Hill, Victoria
|Bell Post Hill|
Morongo College, 1863
Bell Post Hill
|Coordinates||38°06′00″S 144°19′41″E / 38.1°S 144.328°ECoordinates: 38°06′00″S 144°19′41″E / 38.1°S 144.328°E|
|LGA(s)||City of Greater Geelong|
Bell Post Hill is a residential suburb of Geelong, Victoria, Australia. The origin of the suburb's name is thought to be from a lookout or warning bell on a post situated on the hill overlooking Corio Bay. The first recorded use of this bell was 1837 during a conflict with the local Aborigines.
Schools in Bell Post Hill
- Kardinia International College (previously Morongo College)
- Covenant College (previously Geelong Christian School)
Heritage listed sites
Bell Post Hill contains a number of heritage listed sites, including:
- 205 Ballarat Road and 5-61 Anakie Road, Morongo
- Geelong-Ballarat railway line, Cowies Creek Rail Bridge No. 1
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Bell Post Hill (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-10-01.
- "Morongo (H1138)". Victorian Heritage Register. Heritage Victoria. Retrieved 3 July 2014.
- "Cowies Creek Rail Bridge No 1 (H2240)". Victorian Heritage Register. Heritage Victoria. Retrieved 3 July 2014.