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Annandale
TownsvilleQueensland
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Population: 8,974
Postcode: 4814
LGA: City of Townsville
State District: Mundingburra
Federal Division: Dawson
Suburbs around Annandale:
Aitkenvale Mundingburra Oonoonba
Douglas Annandale Idalia
Murray

Annandale is a suburb of the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

Geography

Annandale borders the southern side of Ross River. It is the biggest suburb of Townsville and thus the most populated in the city. It was the biggest planned housing development in Townsville City. Construction started in the mid-1970s and was completed in early 2005. Annandale is one of Townsville's newest suburbs and is home to some of Townsville's wealthy, who live more toward the riverbank. Before the 2006 Queensland state election, Annandale was part of the Electoral district of Burdekin, but just prior to the 2006 state election, the suburb became part of the Electoral district of Mundingburra.

In 2006 there were 1624 registered dogs in Annandale, seven out of every ten homes owned at least one dog, this is the highest density of dogs of Townsville suburbs.

Public Facilities in Annandale

Some of the Public Facilities in Annandale include:

  • Education
    • William Ross State High School
    • Annandale State School
    • Annandale Christian College
    • Southern Cross Catholic College
    • Townsville Grammar Junior School
  • Shopping
    • Annandale Central
      • Coles
      • Annandale Nail Salon
      • Angelinas cafe
      • Celebrations bottle shop
      • Newsagency
      • Lenards chicken
      • In your home homewares and gift shop
      • Terry White Chemists
      • Brumby's Bakeries
      • LJ Hooker real estate
      • Hungry Jack's
      • KFC
      • Credit Union
    • Annandale Village
  • Parks
    • Marabou Park
    • Weir Park
    • Macarthur Park
    • The Palmetum, Townsville
    • Windsor Park
  • Sporting
    • Murray Sporting Complex
      • Townsville RSL Stadium
      • TDRL Rugby League Fields
      • SeaFM Basketball Stadium
      • Australian Rules Fields
      • Soccer
      • Hockey
      • Velodrome
      • Cricket
      • Softball
  • Military
    • Lavarack Barracks
  • Bridges
    • Richard Bong bridge

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