Bagot, Northern Territory

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Bagot
DarwinNorthern Territory
Bagot Community.jpg
Population 240 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 0820
Location 6.5 km (4 mi) from Darwin
LGA(s) City of Darwin
Territory electorate(s) Fong Lim
Federal Division(s) Solomon
Suburbs around Bagot:
Coconut Grove Coconut Grove Darwin International Airport
Ludmilla Bagot Darwin International Airport
Fannie Bay The Narrows Darwin International Airport

Bagot is a small northern suburb of the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. It was named after John Tuthill Bagot, who was the Chief Secretary in the Strangways ministry of South Australia from 1868-1870.[2]

Bagot is also the name of the hundred which comprised Darwin and the surrounding area.


References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Community Profile Series : Bagot (Indigenous Location)". 2006 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 16 December 2007. 
  2. ^ "Territory Origins". Place Names Committee of the Northern Territory. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 12°24′57″S 130°51′27″E / 12.41583°S 130.85750°E / -12.41583; 130.85750