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Population 4,161 (?)
Postcode(s) 4815
LGA(s) City of Townsville
State electorate(s) Thuringowa
Federal Division(s) Herbert
Suburbs around Rasmussen:
Condon Douglas
Gumlow Rasmussen

Rasmussen is a suburb in the City of Townsville in Queensland, Australia. It is the second suburb on Riverway Drive and is between the suburbs of Condon and Kelso; like all the suburbs in the Upper Ross and Riverway area it is named after early settlers.

Rasmussen is named after the Rasmussen family (Jorgen Rasmussen). The family had a dairy farm on the Ross River.

The area is flat and is bounded on the east by the Ross River.

Rasmussen State School opened in 1978 and is located on Allambie Lane, Rasmussen, and has 485 enrolled students.

Rasmussen Neighbourhood Police Beat is located at 66 Meryl Street.

  • "Thuringowa past and present", by Diane Vance

Coordinates: 19°20′59″S 146°42′59″E / 19.34972°S 146.71639°E / -19.34972; 146.71639

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