Gunn, Northern Territory
Darwin, Northern Territory
|• Density||1,360/km2 (3,510/sq mi)|
|Area||2.0 km2 (0.8 sq mi)|
|LGA(s)||City of Palmerston|
Gunn is an inner-city suburb of Palmerston, Northern Territory, Australia. It is 23 km southeast of the Darwin CBD. Its local government area is the City of Palmerston. Gunn is bounded to the north by the Stuart Highway, to the west is Chung Wah Terrace, and to the south and east is Roystonea Avenue. The suburb is mostly composed of developments from the mid-1970s after Cyclone Tracy struck Darwin in 1974.
The suburb of Gunn is named after Mrs Jeannie Gunn, born in Carlton, Melbourne as Jeannie Taylor in June 1870. Miss Jeannie Taylor met Aeneas Gunn. The Gunns came to Port Darwin on the SS Guthrie Aeneas Gunn had previously been to the Northern Territory in 1890.
Gunn's "main street" is Lakeview Avenue, running from Roystonea Avenue to Chung Wah Terrace. It is entirely a two-lane road, with one roundabout. Roystonea Avenue forms the southern boundary of Gunn, with three roundabouts in Gunn. It runs from Highway 1 to Temple Terrace in Gray.