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Wallington, Victoria

Coordinates: 38°12′S 144°29′E / 38.200°S 144.483°E / -38.200; 144.483
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Wallington is located in City of Greater Geelong
Coordinates38°12′S 144°29′E / 38.200°S 144.483°E / -38.200; 144.483
Population1,364 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)City of Greater Geelong
State electorate(s)Bellarine
Federal division(s)Corangamite
Localities around Wallington:
Leopold Curlewis Drysdale
Connewarre Wallington Mannerim and Marcus Hill
Connewarre Barwon Heads Ocean Grove

Wallington is a rural township near Geelong. At the 2006 census, the town and surrounding area had a population of 1,353.[1]

The township was settled in the early 1870s, the Post Office opening on 22 February 1872.[2]

Its surrounding suburbs are Leopold, Curlewis, Ocean Grove and Marcus Hill.

It is well known for its popular annual strawberry festival, the Wallington Strawberry Fair, a fundraising event held by Wallington Primary School. A popular water theme park, Adventure Park is located on the outskirts of the township. Wallington also has a Cricket Club who plays at Wallington Recreation Reserve on Wallington Road along with the Bellarine Bears Baseball Club.


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Wallington (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008