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Mysterton
TownsvilleQueensland
Rosebank (2015).jpg
Rosebank, heritage house in Mysterton, 2015
Mysterton is located in Queensland
Mysterton
Mysterton
Coordinates 19°17′20″S 146°47′34″E / 19.2888°S 146.7927°E / -19.2888; 146.7927 (Mysterton (centre of suburb))Coordinates: 19°17′20″S 146°47′34″E / 19.2888°S 146.7927°E / -19.2888; 146.7927 (Mysterton (centre of suburb))
Population 809 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,350/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4812
Area 0.6 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s) City of Townsville
State electorate(s) Townsville
Federal Division(s) Herbert
Suburbs around Mysterton:
Pimlico Hyde Park Hermit Park
Pimlico Mysterton Hermit Park
Pimlico Mundingburra Hermit Park

Mysterton is a suburb in the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Mysterton had a population of 809 people.

It is one of the smallest suburbs in Townsville.

Geography

Mysterton is predominantly residential, and is situated between the suburbs of Hermit Park, Mundingburra, Pimlico and Hyde Park.

History

Mysterton was named after the residence of Arminius Danner which during the 1880s was situated in the St Johns Wood Estate subdivision. During another subdivision in the 1920s, it was known as Mysterton Estate.

Heritage listings

Mysterton has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

  • 21 Lawson Street: Rosebank, home of Townsville pioneer, Andrew Ball

Education

There are no schools in Mysterton. The nearest government primary schools are Hermit Park State School in neighbouring Hyde Park to the north and Mundingburra State School in neighbouring Mundingburra to the south. The nearest government secondary school is Pimlico State High School in Gulliver to the west.

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