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Horseshoe Bay
Queensland
Horseshoe Bay Stevage.jpg
Horseshoe Bay, seen from the top of the Forts Walk
Population: 484
Postcode: 4819
LGA: City of Townsville
State District: Townsville
Federal Division: Herbert
Suburbs around Horseshoe Bay:
West Point Coral Sea Coral Sea
West Point ' Florence Bay
West Point Arcadia Arcadia

Horseshoe Bay is a village on Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia. It is considered the tourist strip of the island. From September 2006, Horseshoe Bay was undergoing a string of housing development behind the existing residential area to the southern part of the bay. It is also a major accommodation and recreation centre of Magnetic Island. At the 2006 census, Horseshoe Bay had a population of 484.

History

Horseshoe Bay Post Office opened by 1935 and closed in 1982.


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