Place Names Committee

Search the place names register

The Place Names Register is established under Section 11B of the Place Names Act 1967 and contains information on approved ‘registered’ place names in the Northern Territory.

It can be used to find out the correct spelling of a name, what a name means, where a name comes from, or who the name commemorates.

The register also contains information about other place names in the Northern Territory, including names that are:

Search the Place Names Register

The register is continually being updated and new place names and information added, so what you find today may be different tomorrow.

Help using the register

Get helpful tips for using the register. This includes information on the data/place name types and status values.

Other resources

To find links to place name registers and gazetteers, see resources.

Give feedback

We are happy to receive information from the community about existing place names in the database through the feedback form.

Approvals by year

Place names approved and included in the Place Names Register since 2007 are also listed by year below.