Black River, Queensland

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Black River is a suburb north of Townsville within the local government area of Townsville City, Queensland, Australia.[1]

History[edit]

The suburb is named after the river of the same name, which was in turn named after John Melton Black (1830-1919) who was a pastoralist, merchant and a settler of Townsville.[1]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 19°13′19″S 146°37′08″E / 19.222°S 146.619°E / -19.222; 146.619