Rural View, Queensland

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Rural View
Rural View is located in Queensland
Rural View
Rural View
Coordinates21°03′57″S 149°09′34″E / 21.06583°S 149.15944°E / -21.06583; 149.15944Coordinates: 21°03′57″S 149°09′34″E / 21.06583°S 149.15944°E / -21.06583; 149.15944
Population4,793 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)Mackay Region
State electorate(s)Whitsunday
Federal Division(s)Dawson
Suburbs around Rural View:
Bucasia Bucasia Eimeo
Nindaroo Rural View Blacks Beach
Nindaroo Richmond Beaconsfield

Rural View is a suburb of Mackay in the Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia.


Rural View is 11.5 km north of the Mackay CBD.[2]


Rural View was officially named in 1999, although its primary school, Eimeo Road State School, dates back to 1934.[3]

In the 2011 census, Rural View had a population of 3,324 people.[4]


Its primary school, Eimeo Road State School, is the largest primary school in the Mackay Region, Whitsunday Region and Isaac Region. It opened on 5 February 1934.[5] In 2014, the student enrolment was 942 with 61 teachers (52 full-time equivalent).[6]

Mackay Northern Beaches State High School was opened in Rosewood Drive on 1 January 2013[5] and is one of the newest high schools in Queensland. In 2014, the student enrolment was 390 with 37 teachers (35 equivalent full-time).[7] They have a range of new technologies and resources of the 21st century.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Rural View (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Rural View (entry 46831)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Rural View". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  4. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Rural View". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 May 2016. Edit this at Wikidata
  5. ^ a b "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  6. ^ "2014 School Annual Report" (PDF). Eimeo Road State School. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
  7. ^ "2014 School Annual Report" (PDF). Mackay Northern Beaches State High School. Retrieved 28 May 2016.

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