Eaton, Northern Territory

Eaton is a suburb in the Northern Territory of Australia located in the city of Darwin.[5][1]

Northern Territory
Darwin Airport flight control tower
Coordinates12°24′39″S 130°52′56″E[1]
Population213 (2016 census)[2]
Established4 April 2007[1]
Time zoneACST (UTC+9:30)
LGA(s)City of Darwin [1]
Territory electorate(s) Spillett[4]
Federal Division(s)Solomon[5]
Mean max temp[6] Mean min temp[6] Annual rainfall[6]
32.0 °C
90 °F
23.2 °C
74 °F
1,725.1 mm
67.9 in
Suburbs around Eaton:
Coconut Grove Millner
Coconut Grove
Eaton Marrara
The Narrows Winnellie Berrimah
FootnotesAdjoining suburbs[7]

It consists of the land occupied by the Darwin International Airport and RAAF Base Darwin.[1]

Eaton is named in commemoration of Charles Eaton (1895 - 1979), a senior officer in the Royal Australian Air Force whose service included appointment as the “Station Commander of RAAF Darwin” in 1940. The suburb’s boundary and name were gazetted on 4 April 2007.[1]

The 2016 Australian census which was conducted in August 2016 reports that Eaton had 213 people living within its boundaries.[2]

Eaton is located within the federal division of Solomon, the territory electoral division of Spillett and the municipality of the City of Darwin.[5][1][4]


  1. "Search results for 'Eaton (Suburb)'". NT Place Names Register. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  2. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Eaton (NT) (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  3. "Eaton Postcode (NT)". Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  4. "Division of Spillett". Northern Territory Electoral Commission SA. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  5. "Federal electoral division of Solomon". Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  6. "Monthly climate statistics: Summary statistics DARWIN AIRPORT (nearest weather station)". Commonwealth of Australia , Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  7. Chumwa, User. "File:Map of the Wards and Suburbs of Darwin, Northern Territory.png". Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
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