County of Nares

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Nares
Queensland
Nares-county-queensland.png
Location within Queensland
Lands administrative divisions around Nares:
Chelmsford Solander Pacific Ocean
Dagmar Nares Pacific Ocean
Hodgkinson Cardwell Pacific Ocean

The county of Nares is a cadastral division of Queensland which contains the city of Cairns, Innisfail and most of the Atherton Tableland. It was named after George Nares (1831–1915), a naval officer and commander of the HMS Salamander.[1] Cairns is mentioned as being in the county of Nares in the 1911 Britannica.[2] It is bounded by the Daintree River in the north.[3]

Parishes[edit]

Nares is subdivided into parishes, listed as follows:

Parish LGA Coordinates Towns
Barron Tablelands 17°15′S 145°29′E / 17.250°S 145.483°E / -17.250; 145.483 (Barron Parish) Atherton, Tolga
Bartle Frere Tablelands 17°25′S 145°45′E / 17.417°S 145.750°E / -17.417; 145.750 (Bartle Frere Parish)
Bellenden Ker Cairns 17°20′S 145°53′E / 17.333°S 145.883°E / -17.333; 145.883 (Bellenden Ker Parish) Babinda, Bellenden Ker, Miriwinni
Cairns Cairns 16°53′S 145°40′E / 16.883°S 145.667°E / -16.883; 145.667 (Cairns Parish) Cairns, Kuranda
Danbulla Tablelands 17°07′S 145°36′E / 17.117°S 145.600°E / -17.117; 145.600 (Danbulla Parish)
Dinden Mareeba 17°00′S 145°34′E / 17.000°S 145.567°E / -17.000; 145.567 (Dinden Parish)
Dirran Tablelands 17°30′S 145°37′E / 17.500°S 145.617°E / -17.500; 145.617 (Dirran Parish) Tarzali, Millaa Millaa
Dulanban Cairns 16°40′S 145°33′E / 16.667°S 145.550°E / -16.667; 145.550 (Dulanban Parish)
East Barron Tablelands 17°19′S 145°33′E / 17.317°S 145.550°E / -17.317; 145.550 (East Barron Parish) Yungaburra
Formartine Mareeba 16°52′S 145°29′E / 16.867°S 145.483°E / -16.867; 145.483 (Formartine Parish)
Gadgarra Tablelands 17°15′S 145°44′E / 17.250°S 145.733°E / -17.250; 145.733 (Gadgarra Parish)
Glady Cassowary Coast 17°28′S 145°56′E / 17.467°S 145.933°E / -17.467; 145.933 (Glady Parish) Flying Fish Point
Grafton Cairns 17°05′S 145°44′E / 17.083°S 145.733°E / -17.083; 145.733 (Grafton Parish) Edmonton, Gordonvale
Hull Cassowary Coast 17°47′S 146°00′E / 17.783°S 146.000°E / -17.783; 146.000 (Hull Parish) Silkwood, South Mission Beach
Japoon Cassowary Coast 17°44′S 145°55′E / 17.733°S 145.917°E / -17.733; 145.917 (Japoon Parish) Japoon
Johnstone Cassowary Coast 17°36′S 145°55′E / 17.600°S 145.917°E / -17.600; 145.917 (Johnstone Parish) Innisfail, South Johnstone
Jordan Cassowary Coast 17°39′S 145°45′E / 17.650°S 145.750°E / -17.650; 145.750 (Jordan Parish)
Malanda Tablelands 17°22′S 145°37′E / 17.367°S 145.617°E / -17.367; 145.617 (Malanda Parish) Malanda
Monamona Mareeba 16°46′S 145°30′E / 16.767°S 145.500°E / -16.767; 145.500 (Monamona Parish)
Mourilyan Cassowary Coast 17°37′S 146°03′E / 17.617°S 146.050°E / -17.617; 146.050 (Mourilyan Parish) Mourilyan, parts of Innisfail
Palmerston Cassowary Coast 17°34′S 145°45′E / 17.567°S 145.750°E / -17.567; 145.750 (Palmerston Parish)
Russell Cairns 17°19′S 145°59′E / 17.317°S 145.983°E / -17.317; 145.983 (Russell Parish) Bramston Beach
Smithfield Tablelands 16°46′S 145°38′E / 16.767°S 145.633°E / -16.767; 145.633 (Smithfield Parish) Northern Beaches
Sophia Cairns 17°07′S 145°52′E / 17.117°S 145.867°E / -17.117; 145.867 (Sophia Parish) Aloomba
Tinaroo Mareeba 17°04′S 145°25′E / 17.067°S 145.417°E / -17.067; 145.417 (Tinaroo Parish) Mareeba, Walkamin
Trinity Cairns 16°58′S 145°49′E / 16.967°S 145.817°E / -16.967; 145.817 (Trinity Parish) Yarrabah

References[edit]

Coordinates: 16°55′S 145°47′E / 16.917°S 145.783°E / -16.917; 145.783