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Horseshoe Bay
Queensland
Horseshoe Bay Stevage.jpg
Horseshoe Bay, seen from the top of the Forts Walk
Population 484 (2006 census)
Postcode(s) 4819
LGA(s) City of Townsville
State electorate(s) Townsville
Federal Division(s) Herbert
Suburbs around Horseshoe Bay:
West Point Coral Sea Coral Sea
West Point Horseshoe Bay 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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