Watson is a suburb of Canberra, Australia in the North Canberra district.
Watson is a suburb of Canberra, Australia in the North Canberra district. Watson is named after the third Prime Minister of Australia, John Christian Watson. The suburb name was gazetted on 7 April 1960. Streets in Watson are named after Australian judges and other legal professionals.
Watson is bordered by the Federal Highway, Phillip Avenue and Antill Street.
Traffic loads on these roads has increased significantly with the continued development of Gungahlin and studies suggest some areas will exceed capacity before 2021.
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Population: 1,001 - 10,000
Time zone: UTC +11:00
Area: 3.674 km2
Elevation: 501 to 1000 metres
Town elevation: 592 m
Population number: 5,862
Local Government Area: Unincorporated ACT