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The Range
The Range is located in Queensland
The Range
The Range
Location in Queensland
Population 5,400 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4700
Area 3.6 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Rockhampton Region
State electorate(s)
  • Rockhampton
  • Keppel
Federal Division(s) Capricornia
Suburbs around The Range:
Wandal Wandal Rockhampton City
West Rockhampton The Range Allenstown
Fairy Bower Fairy Bower Allenstown

The Range is a suburb in the Rockhampton Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census The Range had a population of 5,400 people.


The suburb is built on the Athelstane Range with Agnes Street approximating the ridge line.


The suburb takes its name from the Athelstane Range, which was named in turn for Mount Athelstane, the name of the house built by lands commissioner William Wiseman circa 1859. Rockhampton's first water storage was built on the top of Governor's Hill (part of Atheltstane Range) in 1875.

Rockhampton Grammar School was built in Agnes Street in 1883 and is the oldest school in Rockhampton.

At the 2006 census, The Range had a population of 5,731.

Heritage listings

The Range has a number of heritage-listed properties, including:

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