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REF_NO: 35084
PLACE_NAME: Townsville
ALT_NAME: null
TYPE: POPL
DESCRIPTION: Population Centre
STATUS: Y
CURRENCY: Y
GAZETTED_DATE: null
GAZETTE_PAGE: null
PLAN_NO: null
MODIFIED_DATE: 1422032371000
LGA_NAME: Townsville City
COMMENTS: null
LONGITUDE: 146° 49' 01" E
LATITUDE: 19° 15' 35" S
LONGITUDE_DD: 146.81694
LATITUDE_DD: -19.25972
ORIGIN: Named after Robert Towns (1794-1873) merchant and entrepreneur, pioneer financial supporter of the pastoral industry around the Ross River.
HISTORY: Named by the Surveyor-General in 1865. Townsville was has formerly been known as The Bay and Castletown. Andrew Ball, one of the first Europeans to explore the area and acknowledged as the founder of Townsville, named the area he selected for a wharf and port as Castetown as it reminded him of Castletown, the capital of the Isle of Man.
LINKS: Town map 1: https://gisservices.information.qld.gov.au/arcgis/rest/directories/historicalscans/cad_scans/cad-map-town-townsville-sh1-1973.jpg, Town map 1: https://gisservices.information.qld.gov.au/arcgis/rest/directories/historicalscans/cad_scans/cad-map-town-townsville-sh1-1982.jpg, Town map 2: https://gisservices.information.qld.gov.au/arcgis/rest/directories/historicalscans/cad_scans/cad-map-town-townsville-sh2-1969.jpg, Town map 2: https://gisservices.information.qld.gov.au/arcgis/rest/directories/historicalscans/cad_scans/cad-map-town-townsville-sh2-1979.jpg, Town map 3: https://gisservices.information.qld.gov.au/arcgis/rest/directories/historicalscans/cad_scans/cad-map-town-townsville-sh3-1979.jpg, Town map 4: https://gisservices.information.qld.gov.au/arcgis/rest/directories/historicalscans/cad_scans/cad-map-town-townsville-sh4-1976.jpg, Town map 5: https://gisservices.information.qld.gov.au/arcgis/rest/directories/historicalscans/cad_scans/cad-map-town-townsville-sh5-1982.jpg, Town map 6: https://gisservices.information.qld.gov.au/arcgis/rest/directories/historicalscans/cad_scans/cad-map-town-townsville-sh6-1969.jpg, Town map 7: https://gisservices.information.qld.gov.au/arcgis/rest/directories/historicalscans/cad_scans/cad-map-town-townsville-sh7-1976.jpg, Town map 8: https://gisservices.information.qld.gov.au/arcgis/rest/directories/historicalscans/cad_scans/cad-map-town-townsville-sh8-1972.jpg, Town map 9: https://gisservices.information.qld.gov.au/arcgis/rest/directories/historicalscans/cad_scans/cad-map-town-townsville-sh9-1984.jpg
Point:
X: 146.81694000000005
Y: -19.259720000000016