Mooroobool, Queensland

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Mooroobool
Queensland
Mooroobool is located in Queensland
Mooroobool
Mooroobool
Coordinates16°56′10″S 145°43′47″E / 16.9361°S 145.7297°E / -16.9361; 145.7297Coordinates: 16°56′10″S 145°43′47″E / 16.9361°S 145.7297°E / -16.9361; 145.7297
Population7,222 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,505/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4870
Area4.8 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
RegionCairns Region
State electorate(s)Cairns
Federal Division(s)Leichhardt
Suburbs around Mooroobool:
Kanimbla Manoora Manunda
Lamb Range Mooroobool Westcourt
Earlville Earlville Bungalow

Mooroobool is a suburb of the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] It is located 5.4 kilometres (3.4 mi) west of the central business district of Cairns. At the 2006 census, Mooroobool had a population of 6,618.[3]

Geography[edit]

Mooroobool has a mixture of residential dwellings which are mainly houses and commercial properties. Mooroobool has a Campbell’s Super IGA, a police beat and a Westpac bank. Nearby suburbs are Earlville, Kanimbla and Brinsmead.

History[edit]

Kingsford Street is named after Richard Ash Kingsford, who was mayor of Cairns from 1885-1886 and in 1889.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mooroobool". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Placename (entry Number)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 2 April 2014.
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Mooroobool (Cairns City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Mayors of Cairns 1885 to Present" (PDF). Cairns Heritage Page. Cairns Regional Council. Retrieved 2 April 2014.

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