Innisfail

Innisfail

      town, northeastern Queensland, Australia, at the confluence of the North and South Johnstone rivers, between the coast and Mt. Bartle Frere. It is located in a region of heavy rainfall (144 inches [3,658 mm] annually), mainly supporting sugarcane, dairy products, and tropical fruits. The port of Mourilyan, with bulk-handling installations, is immediately south, and Palmerston National Park is nearby. The Johnstone River area was explored in 1873 by George E. Dalrymple, the former Queensland colonial secretary, and was settled in 1880 by Thomas Fitzgerald, who planted sugarcane and pioneered the state's sugar industry. The community became a shire in 1910 and was called Geraldton but in 1911 adopted Innisfail, a poetic name for Ireland. Pop. (2006) 1,450.

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