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Location within Queensland
The county of Nares is a cadastral division of Queensland which contains the city of Cairns, Innisfail and most of the Atherton Tableland. The county is divided into civil parishes. It was named after George Nares (1831–1915), a naval officer and commander of HMS Salamander. Cairns is mentioned as being in the county of Nares in the 1911 Britannica. It is bounded by the Daintree River in the north.
Nares is subdivided into parishes, listed as follows:
|Bellenden Ker||Cairns||Babinda, Bellenden Ker, Miriwinni|
|Dirran||Tablelands||Tarzali, Millaa Millaa|
|Glady||Cassowary Coast||Flying Fish Point|
|Hull||Cassowary Coast||Silkwood, South Mission Beach, El Arish|
|Johnstone||Cassowary Coast||Innisfail, South Johnstone|
|Mourilyan||Cassowary Coast||Mourilyan, parts of Innisfail|
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