Knuckey Lagoon, Northern Territory

Knuckey Lagoon is an outer suburban area in Darwin. It is 18 kilometres (11 mi) east of the Darwin CBD. Its Local Government Area is the Litchfield Municipality. The suburb is mostly a rural area, on the fringe of Metropolitan Darwin. The area was named by Surveyor General G W Goyder after his Senior Surveyor, Richard Randall Knuckey.[4]

Knuckey Lagoon
Darwin, Northern Territory
Knuckey Lagoon
Coordinates12°25′33″S 130°56′32″E
Population413 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)Litchfield Municipality
Territory electorate(s)Nelson
Federal Division(s)Solomon
Suburbs around Knuckey Lagoon:
Karama Holmes
Micket Creek
Shoal Bay
Berrimah Knuckey Lagoon Shoal Bay
Berrimah Berrimah
FootnotesAdjoining suburbs[2][3]


  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Knuckey Lagoon (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  2. "Knuckey Lagoon". NT Atlas and Spatial Data Directory. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  3. "Litchfield Municipality Localities" (PDF). Place Names Committee. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  4. "The Origin of Suburbs, Localities, Towns and Hundreds in the Greater Darwin area". Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 9 May 2014.

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