Poowong is a small dairying town located in South Gippsland, Victoria. At the 2006 census, Poowong had a population of 587.
It is 111 kilometres (69 mi) from Melbourne and about eight kilometres north-west of Korumburra.
The Post Office opened around January 1878.
For a town of its size, Poowong is quite well off with regard to its facilities. Facilities include four tennis courts, two netball courts, an indoor basketball stadium, a primary school, large community hall, heated swimming pool, a number of churches and an Australian rules football oval. The town has an Australian Rules football team competing in the Ellinbank & District Football League.