Racecourse, Queensland

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Racecourse
Mackay, QueenslandQueensland
Racecourse is located in Queensland
Racecourse
Racecourse
Coordinates21°9′52″S 149°8′18″E / 21.16444°S 149.13833°E / -21.16444; 149.13833Coordinates: 21°9′52″S 149°8′18″E / 21.16444°S 149.13833°E / -21.16444; 149.13833
Population242 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4740
LGA(s)Mackay Region
State electorate(s)Mirani
Federal Division(s)Capricornia
Suburbs around Racecourse:
Erakala Foulden Foulden
Te Kowai Racecourse West Mackay
Te Kowai Te Kowai Paget
Ooralea
Bakers Creek

Racecourse is a suburb of Mackay in Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] At the 2011 Australian Census the locality recorded a population of 242.[1]

Geography[edit]

The northern boundary follows a small section of the Pioneer River while most the eastern boundary is aligned with the North Coast railway line.[3]

Most of the land in Racecourse is used for the cultivation of sugar cane. The cane is transport by rail and refined at the local Racecourse Sugar Mill.[3]

Heritage listings[edit]

Racecourse has a number of heritage-listed places, including:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Racecourse (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 November 2015. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Racecourse (entry 49127)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 14 January 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Selwyn House (entry 601080)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 10 July 2013.