Seaforth, Queensland

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Seaforth
Queensland
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Seaforth is located in Queensland
Seaforth
Seaforth
Coordinates 20°54′6″S 148°57′59″E / 20.90167°S 148.96639°E / -20.90167; 148.96639Coordinates: 20°54′6″S 148°57′59″E / 20.90167°S 148.96639°E / -20.90167; 148.96639
Population 613 (2006 census)[1]
Established 1899
Postcode(s) 4741
Elevation 10 m (33 ft)
Location 35 km (22 mi) North-northwest of Mackay, Queensland
LGA(s) Mackay Region
State electorate(s) Mackay
Federal Division(s) Dawson
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
30 °C
86 °F
11 °C
52 °F
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Seaforth is a coastal town and locality in the Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2][3] At the 2006 census, Seaforth had a population of 613.[1]

Geography[edit]

Seaforth is a small holiday and fishing town located 35 kilometres (22 mi) North-northwest of Mackay.

History[edit]

In 1899 the Queensland Government bought Seaforth Estate from H.M. Finlayson as a settlement and named it Springcliff; however local residents always called it Seaforth and it was officially renamed in 1966.[4]

Amentities[edit]

The Mackay Regional Council operates a mobile library service on a fortnightly schedule near the school and at Seaforth Reserve Road.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Seaforth (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Seaforth - town (entry 30318)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 23 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Seaforth - locality (entry 46836)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 23 April 2017. 
  4. ^ http://education.qld.gov.au/projects/educationviews/signpost/2009/seaforth-ss.html
  5. ^ "Libraries: Contact/Opening Hours". Mackay Regional Council. Retrieved 28 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "Mobile Library Timetable 2017" (PDF). Mackay Regional Council. Retrieved 8 May 2017. 

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