Thomson, Victoria 

 

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. Thomson was named after the early settler and the first mayor of Geelong Dr. Alexander Thomson.
The town was named after the Thomson family, who settled and took possession of the land in 1860. The McPherson district was named after Captain James McPherson, who explored the area in 1860.

The city of Thomson has a population of 375 people. It was established in 1845 by John Thomson after arriving in Australia from Scotland. John Thomson was a stonemason and he discovered many limestone deposits. The limestone was used for building. The limestone was also used for railway sleepers. Thomson became an industrial town.

Thomson is a small town in the north east of Victoria, Australia. It is situated on the southeastern shores of the Bay Of Fires. The township is 3 and a half hours drive from Melbourne. At its heart lies the Thomson surf beach. Great beach breaks and patrolled all year round.

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

The Gordon Institute of TAFE is the Technical and Further Education institute predominantly servicing the wider Geelong area.The Gordon opened in 1887 and celebrated 130 years of providing education in 2017.The Gordon provides education to more than 13,500 students annually and, with more than 500 staff members, it is one of the largest employers in Geelong. The Gordon offers over 350 courses across several campuses located in Geelong City, East Geelong, Werribee and Hoppers Crossing. Sixty percent (60%) of The Gordon students live in the wider Geelong region.

The Museum of Thomson, Victoria is located at 8395 James E. Porter Road, Victoria. The museum’s mission statement is as follows: “The Museum of Thomson, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, is a not-for-profit organization that preserves and interprets the heritage of the communities of Thomson and Victoria.” The museum’s collections include a wide range of items, such as artifacts, photographs, books, and archival material.

Thomson, Victoria, is a beautiful city located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island in British Columbia. The city is home to a population of just over 85,000 people and is a popular tourist destination due to its stunning scenery and mild climate.