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West Rockhampton
RockhamptonQueensland
Population 1,810 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4700
Location
  • 3.6 km (2 mi) W of Rockhampton City
  • 637 km (396 mi) NNW of Brisbane
LGA(s) Rockhampton Region
State electorate(s) Rockhampton
Federal Division(s) Capricornia
Suburbs around West Rockhampton:
Pink Lily Pink Lily Wandal
Pink Lily West Rockhampton The Range
Fairy Bower Fairy Bower The Range

West Rockhampton is a suburb of Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia situated about six kilometres north-west of the central business district. At the 2011 census, West Rockhampton had a population of 1,810.

History

Two schools were established in the area. Crescent Lagoon, the local primary school, was established around 1896, and was moved to its current location in 1932.

In the 2006 census, West Rockhampton had a population of 1,457.

Heritage listings

West Rockhampton has the following heritage listings:

  • Canoona Road: St Aubins (house)

Facilities

West Rockhampton is also the location of the Rockhampton Airport, the Rockhampton Golf Club and the Brothers Rockhampton Roos the local Australian Rules Football Club.

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