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Allenstown Hotel, 2020
Allenstown is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 2,790 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,268/km2 (3,280/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4700
Area 2.2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
LGA(s) Rockhampton Region
State electorate(s) Rockhampton
Federal Division(s) Capricornia
Suburbs around Allenstown:
The Range Rockhampton City Rockhampton City
The Range Allenstown Depot Hill
Fairy Bower Fairy Bower Port Curtis

Allenstown is a suburb of Rockhampton, Rockhampton Region, Queensland, Australia. It is situated about three kilometres south-west of the central business district of Rockhampton. In the 2016 census, Allenstown had a population of 2,790 people.


The main business precinct of Allenstown is anchored by local shopping centre Allenstown Square, which was previously known as Allenstown Plaza before undergoing a major refurbishment and extension which was completed in 2012. Just across the road, there's the Rockhampton's only 'Dan Murphy's store. The suburb is also serviced by two primary schools, Allenstown State School and St Peter's School.


The suburb is named after William Allen, builder, around 1862.

At the 2006 census, Allenstown had a population of 2,721.

Heritage listings

Allenstown has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


Allenstown State School, 2021

Allenstown State School opened on 16 July 1887. The school celebrated its centenary in 1977. Also located in the suburb are St Peter's Catholic Primary School in Upper Dawson Road and The Cathedral College in William Street.

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