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Bloomfield
Queensland
Population 403 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4895
LGA(s) Shire of Cook
Shire of Douglas
State electorate(s) Cook
Federal Division(s) Leichhardt
Suburbs around Bloomfield:
Rossville Rossville Coral Sea
Lakeland Bloomfield Wujal Wujal
Degarra
Cape Tribulation
Dedin Dagmar Noah

Bloomfield is a town and a locality which is split between the Shire of Cook and the Shire of Douglas in Queensland, Australia. In the 2011 census, Bloomfield had a population of 403 people.

Geography

The locality of Bloomfield is geographically divided into a northern section in the Shire of Cook and a southern section in the Shire of Douglas. The narrow boundary between the two sections is about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) in width and follows a creek (a tributary of the Bloomfield River).

History

The town and locality are named after the Bloomfield River.

Prior to the deamalgamation of Shire of Douglas on 1 January 2014, Bloomfield was split between Shire of Cook and Cairns Region.

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