The Range, Queensland

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The Range
RockhamptonQueensland
Population 5,369 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4700
Location 3 km (2 mi) W of Rockhampton
LGA(s) Rockhampton Region
State electorate(s) Rockhampton and Keppel
Federal Division(s) Capricornia
Suburbs around The Range:
Wandal Wandal Rockhampton City
West Rockhampton The Range Allenstown
Fairy Bower Fairy Bower Allenstown

The Range is a suburb of Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia about three kilometres west of the central business district of Rockhampton. In the 2011 census, The Range had a population of 5369 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

The suburb is built on the Athelstane Range with Agnes Street approximating the ridge line.[2]

History[edit]

The suburb takes its name from the Athelstane Range, which was named in turn for Mount Athelstane, the name of the house built by lands commissioner William Wiseman circa 1859.[3] Rockhampton's first water storage was built on the top of Governor's Hill (part of Atheltstane Range) in 1875.[4]

Rockhampton Grammar School was built in Agnes Street in 1883 and is the oldest school in Rockhampton.

At the 2006 census, The Range had a population of 5,731.[5]

Heritage listings[edit]

The Range has a number of heritage-listed properties, including:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "The Range". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 7 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Killowen (entry 600819)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Our history". www.rockhamptonregion.qld.gov.au. Retrieved 23 December 2015. 
  5. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "The Range (Rockhampton City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 February 2008. 
  6. ^ "Rockhampton Girls Grammar School (entry 600780)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Rudd Residence (entry 601923)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "The Range Convent and High School (entry 600779)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  9. ^ "Rockhampton Grammar School (entry 600781)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  10. ^ a b "Rockhampton Hospital - Therapies Block and Medical Superintendents Residence (entry 601967)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  11. ^ "Amla (entry 601593)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  12. ^ "Wiseman's Cottage (entry 600798)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  13. ^ "Rockhampton War Memorial (entry 600818)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  14. ^ "Rockhampton Botanic Gardens (entry 601819)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  15. ^ "Clancholla (entry 601592)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  16. ^ "Kenmore House, Mater Misericordiae Hospital (entry 600820)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  17. ^ "Yungaba Migrant Hostel (entry 601939)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  18. ^ "Killowen (entry 600819)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 23°24′S 150°30′E / 23.400°S 150.500°E / -23.400; 150.500