Woodroffe, Northern Territory

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DarwinNorthern Territory
Woodroffe is located in Northern Territory
Coordinates12°29′58.34″S 130°58′51.60″E / 12.4995389°S 130.9810000°E / -12.4995389; 130.9810000Coordinates: 12°29′58.34″S 130°58′51.60″E / 12.4995389°S 130.9810000°E / -12.4995389; 130.9810000
Population3,233 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density2,020/km2 (5,230/sq mi)
Area1.6 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
LGA(s)City of Palmerston
Territory electorate(s)Blain
Federal Division(s)Solomon
Suburbs around Woodroffe:
Driver Gray Bakewell
Moulden Woodroffe Rosebery
Moulden Bellamack Rosebery

Woodroffe is an inner-city suburb of Palmerston. It is 25 km southeast of the Darwin CBD and 2.1 km from Palmerston City. Its local government area is the City of Palmerston.

This suburb is named after George Woodroffe Goyder, Surveyor General of South Australia from 1861 to 1893. In 1868/69 Goyder was appointed by the South Australian Government to carry out a survey of land in the Northern Territory.[2]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Woodroffe (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ NT Lands Group - NT Government - Australia

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