Douglas, Queensland

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Douglas
TownsvilleQueensland
Douglas flag 2.jpg
Flag at roundabout on the Bruce Highway at the entrance to Douglas
Population 5,993 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 4814
LGA(s) City of Townsville
State electorate(s) Mundingburra
Federal Division(s) Herbert
Suburbs around Douglas:
Thuringowa Central Cranbrook Aitkenvale
Condon Douglas Annandale
Rasmussen

Douglas is a suburb of Townsville, Queensland, Australia south of the Ross River and west of the city centre.

Though mainly residential, it does contain James Cook University and the Townsville Hospital. The suburb is also known due to the Douglas Arterial Road which is a thoroughfare single-carriageway motorway through the suburb, also the first stage of the Townsville Ring Road.

The suburb is in the middle of a residential boom[when?], with student accommodation expansion projects at James Cook University and also the establishment of two Housing estates in close proximity.


References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Douglas (Statistical Local Area)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2010-10-31. 

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Coordinates: 19°19′S 146°45′E / 19.317°S 146.750°E / -19.317; 146.750