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Rasmussen
TownsvilleQueensland
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Population 4,161 (?)[citation needed]
Postcode(s) 4815
LGA(s) City of Townsville
State electorate(s) Thuringowa
Federal Division(s) Herbert
Suburbs around Rasmussen:
Condon Douglas
Gumlow Rasmussen
Kelso

Rasmussen is a suburb in the City of Townsville in Queensland, Australia. It is the second suburb on Riverway Drive and is between the suburbs of Condon and Kelso; like all the suburbs in the Upper Ross and Riverway area it is named after early settlers.

Rasmussen is named after the Rasmussen family (Jorgen Rasmussen). The family had a dairy farm on the Ross River.

The area is flat and is bounded on the east by the Ross River. It has a high indigenous population and considerable department-supported housing.[1]

Rasmussen State School is located on Allambie Lane, Rasmussen,[2] and has 485 enrolled students.[3]

Rasmussen Neighbourhood Police Beat is located at 66 Meryl Street.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Townsville Rasmussen". Edmund Rice Network Oceania. 2010-05-26. Retrieved 2010-08-11. 
  2. ^ "Rasmussen State School - Contact Us". 2002. Retrieved 2010-08-11. 
  3. ^ "Rasmussen State School, in Rasmussen". Retrieved 2010-08-11. 
  4. ^ "Rasmussen Neighbourhood Police Beat". State of Queensland (Queensland Police Service). 2006-08-04. Retrieved 2010-08-11. 
  • "Thuringowa past and present", by Diane Vance

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 19°20′59″S 146°42′59″E / 19.34972°S 146.71639°E / -19.34972; 146.71639



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