Moores Pocket, Queensland

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Moores Pocket
IpswichQueensland
Population 736 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4305
Location
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Ipswich West
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Moores Pocket:
Tivoli North Booval North Booval
Basin Pocket Moores Pocket North Booval
East Ipswich East Ipswich North Booval

Moores Pocket is a suburb of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.[2] At the 2016 Australian Census, the suburb recorded a population of 736.[1]

Geography[edit]

Moores Pocket occupies a peninsula or pocket created by the winding Bremer River, which leads into the Brisbane River.

History[edit]

The origin of the suburb name is from Thomas Moore, an early blacksmith in the area.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Moores Pocket (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 March 2018.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Moores Pocket (entry 45057)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 22 June 2017. 

Coordinates: 27°36′S 152°47′E / 27.600°S 152.783°E / -27.600; 152.783