Napoleons is located 15km south of Ballarat on the Colac-Ballarat Road and within 6 kilometres of Sebastopol & Buninyong, which are significant residential areas forming part of Ballarat’s suburbs. The town is bisected by the Colac-Ballarat Road, a transport route connecting the Princes, Hamilton & Midland Highways. The land around Napoleons is quite undulating delivering scenic views. Napoleons offers a coeducational primary school, serving years P-6 and is surrounded and characterised by dispersed rural dwelling development. The role of the area is that of a rural residential community within close proximity to Ballarat.