Boulder, Western Australia
Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Boulder Town Hall
|Population||4,825 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1,072/km2 (2,777/sq mi)|
|Area||4.5 km2 (1.7 sq mi)|
|Location||5 km (3 mi) S of Kalgoorlie|
|LGA(s)||City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder|
Prior to 1989 Boulder was a town, but it was merged with Kalgoorlie to form the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
The population of Boulder in 1901 was 2,936 (1850 males and 1086 females) which increased to 5,658 (3090 males and 2568 females) in 1903.
On 20 April 2010 Kalgoorlie-Boulder suffered a magnitude 5.0 earthquake which damaged several of the historic buildings in Boulder.
During World War 2, Boulder was the location of RAAF No.27 Inland Aircraft Fuel Depot (IAFD), completed in 1942 and closed on 14 June 1944. Usually consisting of 4 tanks, 31 fuel depots were built across Australia for the storage and supply of aircraft fuel for the RAAF and the US Army Air Forces at a total cost of £900,000 ($1,800,000).
- Andrew Oswald Wilson, designer of the Boulder Town Hall
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Boulder (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
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- "RACING IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA". The Argus (Melbourne) (22, 796). Victoria, Australia. 25 August 1919. p. 9. Retrieved 3 November 2018 – via National Library of Australia.
- Margaret A. Feilman & Partners; National Estate Grants Program (Australia) (1975), Kalgoorlie - Boulder historic survey : a survey of the towns of Kalgoorlie Boulder in Western Australia for the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Joint Town Planning Committee, Perth, retrieved 3 November 2018
- Newbould, Jennifer; Goldfields Youth Management Committee (W.A.); Western Australia. Department for Youth, Sport and Recreation. Goldfields Regional Office (1983), A base data analysis into the extent of the provision of existing youth leisure services in the area of Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia, Goldfields Youth Management Committee [and] Dept. for Youth, Sport and Recreation, Goldfields Regional Office, retrieved 3 November 2018
- Western Australia. Department of Land Administration (1988), Town of Kalgoorlie--Shire of Boulder structure plan : planning report, October 1988, Department of Land Administration, retrieved 3 November 2018
- "West Australia". Kalgoorlie Western Argus. Western Australia: National Library of Australia. 9 June 1903. p. 32. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Boulder (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 July 2009.
- "Earthquake rocks Kalgoorlie-Boulder". 20 April 2010.
- Australia. Royal Australian Air Force. Historical Section (1995), Logistics units, AGPS Press, ISBN 978-0-644-42798-2
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