Horseshoe Bay, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsHorseshoe Bay
Magnetic Island, Queensland
Horseshoe Bay, seen from the top of the Forts Walk
|Population||578 (2016 census)|
|• Density||93.2/km2 (241/sq mi)|
|Area||6.2 km2 (2.4 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|Location||8.0 km (5 mi) N of Nelly Bay|
|LGA(s)||City of Townsville|
Horseshoe Bay is a bay, town and suburb on Magnetic Island in the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. It is a major tourist accommodation and recreation centre on the island. In the 2016 census the suburb of Horseshoe Bay had a population of 578 people.
Horseshoe Bay Post Office opened by 1935 and closed in 1982.
There are no schools in Horseshoe Bay. The nearest primary school is Nelly Bay State School in Nelly Bay on the island. The nearest secondary school is Townsville State High School in Railway Estate in the Townsville mainland.
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