Muirhead, Northern Territory

Muirhead is a northern suburb of the city of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia.

Darwin, Northern Territory
Coordinates12°21′30″S 130°53′44″E[1]
Population2,398 (2016 census)[2]
Location15.8 km (10 mi) from Darwin City
LGA(s)City of Darwin
Territory electorate(s)Wanguri
Federal Division(s)Solomon
Suburbs around Muirhead:
Lee Point Lee Point Buffalo Creek
Lyons Muirhead Buffalo Creek
Wanguri Wanguri


Muirhead is named in commemoration of James Muirhead who was an Administrator of the Northern Territory and a judge of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory.[1] The area comprising Muirhead was part of the suburb of Lee Point.

Subdivision development of this suburb commenced in April 2011.


  1. "Place Names Register Extract for "Muirhead"". NT Place Names Register. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  2. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Muirhead (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.

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