Open main menu

Wikipedia β

The Range, Queensland

The Range is a suburb of Rockhampton in the Rockhampton Region, Queensland, Australia about three kilometres west of the central business district of Rockhampton.[2] In the 2011 census, The Range had a population of 5369 people.[1]

The Range
RockhamptonQueensland
Population 5,369 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4700
Location 3 km (2 mi) W of Rockhampton
LGA(s) Rockhampton Region
State electorate(s) Rockhampton and Keppel
Federal Division(s) Capricornia
Suburbs around The Range:
Wandal Wandal Rockhampton City
West Rockhampton The Range Allenstown
Fairy Bower Fairy Bower Allenstown

Contents

GeographyEdit

The suburb is built on the Athelstane Range with Agnes Street approximating the ridge line.[3]

HistoryEdit

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.[4] Rockhampton's first water storage was built on the top of Governor's Hill (part of Atheltstane Range) in 1875.[5]

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.[6]

Heritage listingsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "The Range". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 December 2015.   
  2. ^ "The Range - suburb (entry 49350)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 13 December 2017. 
  4. ^ "Killowen (entry 600819)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Our history". www.rockhamptonregion.qld.gov.au. Retrieved 23 December 2015. 
  6. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "The Range (Rockhampton City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 February 2008. 
  7. ^ "Rockhampton Girls Grammar School (entry 600780)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "Rudd Residence (entry 601923)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  9. ^ "The Range Convent and High School (entry 600779)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  10. ^ "Rockhampton Grammar School (entry 600781)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  11. ^ a b "Rockhampton Hospital - Therapies Block and Medical Superintendents Residence (entry 601967)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  12. ^ "Amla (entry 601593)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  13. ^ "Wiseman's Cottage (entry 600798)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  14. ^ "Rockhampton War Memorial (entry 600818)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  15. ^ "Rockhampton Botanic Gardens (entry 601819)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  16. ^ "Clancholla (entry 601592)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  17. ^ "Kenmore House, Mater Misericordiae Hospital (entry 600820)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  18. ^ "Yungaba Migrant Hostel (entry 601939)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  19. ^ "Killowen (entry 600819)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 

External linksEdit