Nindaroo

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Nindaroo
Queensland
Looking west on Orphanage Road, on the boundary of Nindaroo (south & left) and Habana (north & right), 2016.jpg
Looking west on Orphanage Road, on the boundary of Nindaroo (south & left) and Habana (north & right), 2016
Nindaroo is located in Queensland
Nindaroo
Nindaroo
Coordinates21°04′15″S 149°07′45″E / 21.0708°S 149.1291°E / -21.0708; 149.1291 (Nindaroo (centre of locality))Coordinates: 21°04′15″S 149°07′45″E / 21.0708°S 149.1291°E / -21.0708; 149.1291 (Nindaroo (centre of locality))
Population239 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density30.64/km2 (79.4/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4740
Area7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Mackay Region
State electorate(s)Whitsunday
Federal Division(s)Dawson
Suburbs around Nindaroo:
Habana Habana Bucasia
Habana Nindaroo Rural View
Farleigh Richmond Richmond

Nindaroo is a rural locality in the Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Nindaroo had a population of 239 people.[1]

History[edit]

Nindaroo Provisional School opened on 27 February 1899. On 1 January 1909 it became Nindaroo State School It closed in 1963.[3] The school was located at 1 Boveys Road, corner of Mackay Habana Road (21°04′56″S 149°08′31″E / 21.08220°S 149.14186°E / -21.08220; 149.14186 (Nindaroo State School (former))), now in neighbouring Richmond.[4][5][6]

In the 2016 census Nindaroo had a population of 239 people.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Nindaroo (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Nindaroo – locality in Mackay Region (entry 46817)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  4. ^ "Mackay (western half)" (Map). Queensland Government. 1942.
  5. ^ "Queensland Two Mile series sheet 2m309" (Map). Queensland Government. 1952. Retrieved 23 January 2021.
  6. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 23 January 2021.

External links[edit]

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