Emu Point, Western Australia

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Emu Point
AlbanyWestern Australia
Albany-Emu Point map.png
Map of Emu Point within Albany.
Population 300 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 158/km2 (410/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 6330
Area 1.9 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Location 8 km (5 mi) from Albany
LGA(s) City of Albany
State electorate(s) Albany
Federal Division(s) O'Connor
Suburbs around Emu Point:
Collingwood Heights Collingwood Heights Oyster Harbour
Collingwood Heights Emu Point King George Sound
Collingwood Park King George Sound King George Sound

Coordinates: 34°59′52″S 117°50′35″E / 34.9977°S 117.843°E / -34.9977; 117.843

Emu Point is a north-eastern suburb of Albany in southern Western Australia north-east of Albany's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Albany.

It was gazetted as a suburb in 1979.[2]

Geography[edit]

The suburb is bounded in the north-east by Oyster Harbour, to the east and south-east by King George Sound, to the north by Yakamia Creek and in the west by Lower King Road.

The suburb is named after the beach and park found within its boundaries. As at the 2011 census, it had a median age of 68.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Emu Point (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2015-01-04.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Naming of Localities - Town of Albany (per 3773/57 V4)". Western Australia Government Gazette. 8 June 1979. p. 1979:1501.