West Rockhampton, Queensland

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West Rockhampton
RockhamptonQueensland
West Rockhampton is located in Queensland
West Rockhampton
West Rockhampton
Coordinates 23°23′15″S 150°28′53″E / 23.38750°S 150.48139°E / -23.38750; 150.48139Coordinates: 23°23′15″S 150°28′53″E / 23.38750°S 150.48139°E / -23.38750; 150.48139
Population 1,810 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4700
Location
LGA(s) Rockhampton Region
State electorate(s) Rockhampton
Federal Division(s) Capricornia
Suburbs around West Rockhampton:
Pink Lily Pink Lily Wandal
Pink Lily West Rockhampton The Range
Fairy Bower Fairy Bower The Range

West Rockhampton is a suburb of Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia situated about six kilometres north-west of the central business district. At the 2011 census, West Rockhampton had a population of 1,810.[1]

History[edit]

Two schools were established in the area. Crescent Lagoon, the local primary school, was established around 1896, and was moved to its current location in 1932.

In the 2006 census, West Rockhampton had a population of 1,457.[2]

Heritage listings[edit]

West Rockhampton has the following heritage listings:

Facilities[edit]

West Rockhampton is also the location of the Rockhampton Airport, the Rockhampton Golf Club and the Brothers Rockhampton Roos the local Australian Rules Football Club.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "West Rockhampton". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "West Rockhampton (Rockhampton City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-02-26. 
  3. ^ "St Aubins (entry 600790)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 

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