Currajong, Queensland

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Currajong is a suburb of the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.[1] It had a population of 2,628 in 2011 census.[2]

History[edit]

The name Currajong is believed to be derived from the name of a residence in Stagpole Street, West End, owned by Edward Hunt. In about 1888 Hunt planted currajong trees in the grounds.[1][3]

Currajong State School opened in 28 June 1954.[4]

The Marian School opened in 1988.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Currajong (entry 44590)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Currajong (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Currajong". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "C". Opening and closing dates of Queensland schools. Queensland Government. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 

External links[edit]

  • "Currajong". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland. 

Coordinates: 19°16′37″S 146°46′39″E / 19.27694°S 146.77750°E / -19.27694; 146.77750