Mount Sheridan, Queensland

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Mount Sheridan
CairnsQueensland
Mount Sheridan is located in Queensland
Mount Sheridan
Mount Sheridan
Coordinates16°59′02″S 145°43′44″E / 16.9838°S 145.7288°E / -16.9838; 145.7288Coordinates: 16°59′02″S 145°43′44″E / 16.9838°S 145.7288°E / -16.9838; 145.7288
Population8,271 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,165/km2 (3,017/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4868
Area7.1 km2 (2.7 sq mi)
LGA(s)Cairns Region
State electorate(s)Mulgrave
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Mount Sheridan:
Lamb Range Bayview Heights Woree
Lamb Range Mount Sheridan White Rock
Bentley Park Bentley Park Edmonton

Mount Sheridan is a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.[2]

Geography[edit]

The Bruce Highway and the North Coast railway line immediately to its east form the eastern boundary of the suburb.[3]

History[edit]

The suburb takes its name from the mountain of the same name, which is not located within the suburb but to the west in Lamb Range.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mount Sheridan (Qld) (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Mount Sheridan - suburb in Cairns Region (entry 48790)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 13 September 2017.