Moores Pocket, Queensland

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Moores Pocket
Population736 (2016 census)[1]
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]


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


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


  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