Gordon, Australian Capital Territory
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
|Population||7,611 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1,730/km2 (4,480/sq mi)|
|Gazetted||12 March 1987|
|Area||4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi)|
Gordon is a suburb in the Canberra, Australia district of Tuggeranong. The postcode is 2906. The suburb is named after the poet Adam Lindsay Gordon (1833–1870). It was gazetted on 12 March 1987. Streets are named after sportspersons, an example is Woodfull Loop, named after the captain of the Australian cricket team during the Bodyline test series.
It is next to the suburbs of Bonython, Conder and Banks. It is located on the west side of Tharwa Drive. Located in the suburb is the Point Hut Pond, with the Point Hut district park. Gordon has a primary school and neighbourhood oval.
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- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Gordon (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
- Canberra's suburb and street names : origins and meanings. Department of the Environment, Land and Planning. 1992. p. 45. ISBN 1-86331-128-9.
- Henderson G A M and Matveev G, Geology of Canberra, Queanbeyan and Environs 1:50000 1980.
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