Stratford, Queensland

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The CBD of Cairns, southeast from Mount Whitfield.
Stratford is located in Queensland
Coordinates 16°55′32″S 145°46′31″E / 16.92556°S 145.77528°E / -16.92556; 145.77528Coordinates: 16°55′32″S 145°46′31″E / 16.92556°S 145.77528°E / -16.92556; 145.77528
Population 1,178 (2006)[1]
 • Density 593/km2 (1,540/sq mi) [1]
Established 1877
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
  • 1,707 km (1,061 mi) NW of Brisbane
  • 2,420 km (1,504 mi) NNW of Sydney
LGA(s) Cairns Region
County Nares
State electorate(s) Barron River
Federal Division(s) Leichhardt
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
29.0 °C
84 °F
20.1 °C
68 °F
2,222.9 mm
87.5 in

Stratford is a suburb 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north of Cairns, Queensland, Australia. The population is about 2,000. It is at the base of Mount Whitfield and Lumley Hill and on the banks of the Barron River.

There are several restaurants, a pub, The Barron River Hotel, a service station, a newsagent, convenience store, launderette, a pizza shop, medical center, pharmacy and deli.

Heritage listings[edit]

Stratford has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Stratford (Cairns City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Explosives Magazine and Detonator Store (former) (entry 15529)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-07. 

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