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Trinity Park

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Trinity Park is 3,198, with a population density of 10.71 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Trinity Park is bounded by the Coral Sea in the north, the Moon River in the east, the suburb of Yorkeys Knob, a line running continuous of O’Brien Road, O'Brien Road and the Captain Cook Highway in the south, and the suburb of Trinity Beach, Reed Road and a line running continuous of Reed Road in the west.

Name origin

Trinity Park is named after nearby Trinity Bay, which was named by Captain Cook on Trinity Sunday in 1770.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the late 1800s, with land used mainly for farming and sugar cane growing. Significant development occurred during the 1980s. The population declined slightly during the 1990s and then was relatively stable between 2001 and 2006. Rapid growth took place from 2006 as large numbers of new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Trinity Park is a residential and tourist area, with undeveloped areas in the south, and conservation areas in the east.

Major features

Major features of the area include Bataan Street Park, Centaur Memorial Park, George Fuller Park, Krait Reserve, Reed Reserve, Bluewater Marina, Trinity Park Beach, East Trinity Wetlands and Holy Cross Catholic Primary School.