Arcadia, Queensland

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Arcadia
Queensland
Arcadia is located in Queensland
Arcadia
Arcadia
Coordinates 19°09′01″S 146°51′58″E / 19.15028°S 146.86611°E / -19.15028; 146.86611Coordinates: 19°09′01″S 146°51′58″E / 19.15028°S 146.86611°E / -19.15028; 146.86611
Postcode(s) 4819
LGA(s) City of Townsville
State electorate(s) Townsville
Federal Division(s) Herbert
Suburbs around Arcadia:
West Point Horseshoe Bay Florence Bay
Nelly Bay Arcadia Coral Sea
Nelly Bay Coral Sea Coral Sea

Arcadia is suburb on Magnetic Island with the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.[1]

Geography[edit]

Arcadia is predominantly residential with around 97% of the dwellings being housing or unit type dwellings.

Attractions[edit]

Arcadia is also home to Alma Bay and Geoffrey Bay, which are the Island's best known beaches. It is also home to Centaur Guest House, a World War 2 house built in memory of the hospital ship Centaur.

Arcadia is home to the famous toad racing and a small population of rock wallabies.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arcadia - suburb (entry 47878)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 24 June 2017.