Shoal Point, Queensland

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Shoal Point
MackayQueensland
Shoal Point is located in Queensland
Shoal Point
Shoal Point
Coordinates21°01′00″S 149°08′32″E / 21.0166°S 149.1422°E / -21.0166; 149.1422 (Shoal Point (centre of suburb))
Population977 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density160.2/km2 (415/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4750
Area6.1 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Mackay Region
State electorate(s)Whitsunday
Federal Division(s)Dawson
Suburbs around Shoal Point:
Coral Sea Coral Sea Coral Sea
Habana Shoal Point Coral Sea
Habana Bucasia Bucasia

Shoal Point is a coastal suburb in the Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Shoal Point had a population of 977 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Shoal Point is a headland at the north-east of the locality (21°00′03″S 149°09′28″E / 21.0009°S 149.1577°E / -21.0009; 149.1577 (Shoal Point (headland))).[3][4]

History[edit]

In the 2016 census Shoal Point had a population of 977 people.[1]

Amenities[edit]

The Mackay Regional Council operates a mobile library service on a fortnightly schedule at O'Brien Esplanade.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Shoal Point (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Shoal Point – suburb in Mackay Region (entry 49699)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Mountain peaks and capes - Queensland". Queensland Open Data. Queensland Government. 12 November 2020. Archived from the original on 25 November 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Shoal Point – point in Mackay Region (entry 30762)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  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.