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Koongal - Lakes Creek

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Koongal - Lakes Creek is 5,045, with a population density of 3.39 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Koongal - Lakes Creek is located to the south-east of the Rockhampton urban area. Koongal - Lakes Creek is bounded by the locality of Frenchville, Thozet Road, Bloxsom Street, the locality of Frenchville, Pilbeam Drive and the locality of Mount Archer in the north, Livingstone Shire in the east, the Fitzroy River in the south, and Frenchmans Creek in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for grazing and farming. The most significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population declined marginally during the 1990s and then increased marginally between 2001 and 2011 as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Koongal - Lakes Creek is a residential and rural area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Mount Archer National Park, Alan Bray Park, All Blacks Park, Birdwood Park, Michael O'Hanlon Park, Pilbeam Park, Rigarlsford Park and two schools.