Whether buying, renting or investing in Belmont, VIC 3216, it's crucial to determine whether the suburb is going to suit your personal needs. The Homes.com.au suburb profile provides information on Belmont house prices, demographics & market trends so we can help you make an informed decision about your future purchase.
If you are making a move to Belmont, have a little read of our history lesson to find out more about the lifestyle and what makes this suburb a worthy option.
Overview Belmont is a residential suburb located south of Geelong, Victoria. It is geographically separated from the CBD area of Geelong by the Barwon River. While it is primarily residential, there is also light industry in the suburb. Belonging to the City of Greater Geelong local government area, it has a population of 14,054 (as of 2016). This suburb is bordered by Newtown, Highton, South Geelong, Breakwater, Grovedale, Marshall, and Charlemont.
Living in Belmont Belmont is one of the most coveted places to live in Geelong, Victoria. It is a mix of the things you’ll love about the suburbs of Highton and Newtown but with a cheaper cost of living. The majority of its residents are aged 55 years and above. This is an ageing suburb with the average age of its residents at 40. It has an excellent public transport system with good infrastructure. There is a central shopping strip in Belmont known as The High Street. There are many sporting clubs in Belmont and a sports complex with a 25-metre swimming pool for recreation opportunities. Meanwhile, Belmont is served by various primary and secondary schools.
History of Belmont Dr Alexander Thomson inhabited the site of the suburb in 1836. He is a preacher that eventually became the Mayor of Geelong in the 1850s. It was in 1861 when the site of Belmont was declared a settlement. At one point, limestone was quarried on the site.
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