North Ward, Queensland

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North Ward
TownsvilleQueensland
Strandpark.jpg
Strand Park with Magnetic Island in background
Population 5,097 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4810
LGA(s) City of Townsville
State electorate(s) Townsville
Federal Division(s) Herbert
Suburbs around North Ward:
Magnetic Island
Belgian Gardens North Ward
Castle Hill Townsville City

North Ward, is a suburb in Townsville, Queensland, Australia. North Ward is home to the beachside area known as The Strand, which overlooks Magnetic Island. North Ward is among Townsville's oldest suburbs, dating to the 1870s.

Heritage listings[edit]

North Ward has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Amenities in North Ward[edit]

Parks:

Sport:

Schools:

North Ward parade ground with Castle Hill in background. Circa 1945

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "North Ward". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 8 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Selhurst (entry 16011)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  3. ^ "St Josephs Church (entry 16866)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  4. ^ "Yongala Lodge (entry 15653)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  5. ^ "Kissing Point Fortification & Jezzine Barracks (part) (entry 15902)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  6. ^ "Former North Ward Defence Complex, Townsville (entry 16883)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  7. ^ "Queens Gardens (entry 16502)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  8. ^ "School House (entry 15804)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  9. ^ "St Patrick's Convent (entry 32286)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  10. ^ "Kardinia (entry 15713)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  11. ^ "Townsville Central State School (entry 15929)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 19°15′S 146°49′E / 19.250°S 146.817°E / -19.250; 146.817