Black River, Queensland

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Black River is a suburb north of Townsville within the local government area of Townsville City, Queensland, Australia.[1]


The suburb is named after the Black River (Queensland)|Black River]] which was in turn named after John Melton Black (1830-1919) who was a pastoralist, merchant and a settler of Townsville.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Black River (entry 44571)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 

Coordinates: 19°13′19″S 146°37′08″E / 19.222°S 146.619°E / -19.222; 146.619