The Hills Estate
Gracefield Road and Hilltop Road, Brown Hill

Brown Hill has several sporting fields, including the 18 hole Mount Xavier Golf Course. There is also the Brown Hill Pool, a 25 Metre publicly owned unheated pool.

Brown Hill has a cricket club which competes in the Ballarat Cricket Association. The training ground in Brown Hill is known as Progress Park.

Brown Hill is serviced by the Ballarat bus service.

Brown Hill

Brown Hill is a suburb of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia on the eastern rural-urban fringe of the city, 5 kilometres east of the Central Business District.

The suburb's name is a corruption of Brownbill's Hill, which was named after prospector William Brownbill, who early during the Ballarat gold rush claimed and settled the area.

The suburb is located on a valley to the south and east of the Brown Hill range and Gong Gong and straddles both sides of the Western Freeway.

Today, Brown Hill is almost an entirely residential area with large areas of open and recreational space and several schools.

Brown Hill incorporates the unbounded neighbourhood of Woodmans Hill (originally a separate area) is located within Brown Hill adjacent to Warrenheip in the east.


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Gracefield Road and Hilltop Road, Brown Hill