Mooroobool, Queensland

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Mooroobool
Queensland
Mooroobool is located in Queensland
Mooroobool
Mooroobool
Coordinates 16°56′06″S 145°43′52″E / 16.935°S 145.731°E / -16.935; 145.731Coordinates: 16°56′06″S 145°43′52″E / 16.935°S 145.731°E / -16.935; 145.731
Population 6,618 (2011 census)
Region Cairns Region

Mooroobool is a suburb of the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.[1] It is located 5.4 kilometres (3.4 mi) west of the central business district of Cairns. At the 2006 census, Mooroobool had a population of 6,618.[2]

Geography[edit]

Mooroobool has a mixture of residential dwellings which are mainly houses and commercial properties. Mooroobool has a Campbell’s Super IGA, a police beat and a Westpac bank. Nearby suburbs are Earlville, Kanimbla and Brinsmead.

History[edit]

Kingsford Street is named after Richard Ash Kingsford, who was mayor of Cairns from 1885-1886 and in 1889.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Placename (entry Number)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Mooroobool (Cairns City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Mayors of Cairns 1885 to Present" (PDF). Cairns Heritage Page. Cairns Regional Council. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 

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