Booroondara Street, Reid, looking east towards Anzac Park West.
The intersection of Euree and Booroondara Streets, Reid, ACT.
Reid ( postcode: 2612) is a suburb of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. With a population of 1,583 Reid is located directly next to [1 ] Canberra City, Reid is one of the oldest suburbs in Canberra.
Reid is named after Australia's fourth
Prime Minister, Sir George Reid. The streets in Reid are named after aboriginal words. [2 ]
Separating the suburbs of Reid and
Campbell is ANZAC Parade, a ceremonial boulevarde running along Canberra's primary design axis (the ceremonial axis) from Lake Burley Griffin to the Australian War Memorial.
Located in Reid are the
Canberra Institute of Technology and St John the Baptist Church, the oldest church in Canberra. Most of Reid is a protected Historical Precinct.
Geology [ edit ]
shale from the Canberra Formation is overlain by Quaternary alluvium. This rock is the limestone of the original title of Canberra "Limestone Plains". Tertiary age pebbly gravels are around Anzac Parade left from when the Molonglo river was at a higher level.
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Coordinates: 35°17′0″S 149°08′30″E / 35.28333°S 149.14167°E