Find place names data

Search the Queensland place names database

Search the database and find details of all official and some non-official names, including information on gazettal date, origin of name, location and alternative names.

Queensland place names gazetteer

Download an up-to-date index of Queensland’s approved place names from the Queensland Government Open Data Portal.

Using place name data in GIS and other applications

You can download the gazetteer via the Queensland Spatial Catalogue to obtain data:

  • in a variety of spatial data formats to use in GIS applications
  • by area of interest.

The Queensland Government Spatial Portal has data available for use through:

Queensland Globe

Use the Queensland Globe to access more than 1000 spatial data layers on Queensland’s roads, rail, property, topography, mining and exploration, land valuations, land parcel information, water levels and more.

Add place names layers to the Queensland Globe with Add my data.

Australian and New Zealand place names

Find links to national and state place names registers and gazetteers on the Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping website.