Lucinda, Queensland

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Lucinda
Queensland
Lucinda jetty 1.jpg
Jetty
Lucinda is located in Queensland
Lucinda
Lucinda
Coordinates 18°31′S 146°20′E / 18.517°S 146.333°E / -18.517; 146.333Coordinates: 18°31′S 146°20′E / 18.517°S 146.333°E / -18.517; 146.333
Population 448 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 4850
Elevation 10 m (33 ft)[2]
Location
LGA(s) Hinchinbrook Shire Council
State electorate(s) Hinchinbrook
Federal Division(s) Kennedy
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
27.2 °C
81 °F
22.3 °C
72 °F
949.5 mm
37.4 in
Lucinda jetty 3.jpg

Lucinda is a coastal town in the state of Queensland, Australia, located at the southern entrance to Hinchinbrook Channel near the town of Ingham. A sugar-exporting town, Lucinda is noted for its 6 km-long sugar jetty, the world's largest bulk sugar loading facility.[3] At the 2006 census, Lucinda had a population of 448.[1]

Lucinda is serviced by a convenience store and Wanderers Village Resort on Bruce Parade and a hotel on Lucinda Point Road. It is also frequently serviced by Ingham and the nearby town of Halifax. Lucinda is serviced 5 days a week by Australia Post

Lucinda is located in the Hinchinbrook Shire local government area.

Lucinda is also used as a port for a supply barge to Palm Island.

History[edit]

Lucinda Post Office opened on 6 October 1896.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Lucinda (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-07-05. 
  2. ^ Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved on 2008-07-05.
  3. ^ Hinchinbrook Tourism site - Lucinda page. Retrieved 16 December 2006.
  4. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 

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