Virginia, Northern Territory

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Virginia
DarwinNorthern Territory
Population 1,475 (2006)[1]
Established 1869
Postcode(s) 0835
Location
LGA(s) Litchfield Municipality
Territory electorate(s) Goyder
Federal Division(s) Solomon
Suburbs around Virginia:
Mitchell Howard Springs Howard Springs
Southport Virginia McMinns Lagoon
Southport Southport Bees Creek

Virginia is an outer rural area of Darwin. It is 31 kilometres (19 mi) south east of the Darwin CBD. Its Local Government Area is the Litchfield Municipality. The suburb is mostly a rural area, but has been experiencing strong growth in population and development. Settlement of the suburb began in 1869, after George McLachlan surveyed the small satellite town. Virginia has been used as a name for the area since the 1870s.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Virginia (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 March 2008. 

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Coordinates: 12°32′54″S 131°01′03″E / 12.548285°S 131.017405°E / -12.548285; 131.017405