Castle Hill, Queensland

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Castle Hill
Castle Hill is located in Queensland
Castle Hill
Castle Hill
Coordinates19°15′20″S 146°47′52″E / 19.25556°S 146.79778°E / -19.25556; 146.79778Coordinates: 19°15′20″S 146°47′52″E / 19.25556°S 146.79778°E / -19.25556; 146.79778
Population1,009 (2011 census)[1]
Location3.7 km (2 mi) W of Townsville CBD
LGA(s)City of Townsville
State electorate(s)Townsville
Federal Division(s)Herbert
Suburbs around Castle Hill:
Belgian Gardens Belgian Gardens North Ward
West End Castle Hill North Ward
West End West End Townsville City

Castle Hill is a suburb in the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.[2] Most of the suburb is taken up with the Castle Hill reserve with only a small area in the north-east of the suburb being available for housing. In the 2011 census, Castle Hill had a population of 1,009 people.[1] The Indigenous name for Castle Hill is Cootharinga, sometimes written as Cooderinga.[3][4]

Heritage listings[edit]

The Castle Hill reserve is listed on the Queensland Heritage Register.


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Castle Hill (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 December 2016. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Castle Hill - suburb (entry 44582)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  3. ^ "CLEVELAND BAY AND THE TOWNSHIP OF TOWNSVILLE". The Brisbane Courier. XX (2, 386). Queensland, Australia. 21 September 1865. p. 2. Retrieved 27 September 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ "Castle Hill (Mount Cutheringa) - hill in City of Townsville (entry 6446)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 September 2017.

External links[edit]

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