St Lawrence, Queensland
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View along St Lawrence's main street
|Population||195 (2006 census)|
|Elevation||18 m (59 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Isaac Regional Council|
St Lawrence is a small town in Queensland, Australia, located 802 kilometres (498 mi) north of Brisbane and 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) off the Bruce Highway. It is part of the Isaac Regional Council local government area. At the 2006 census, St Lawrence and the surrounding area had a population of 195.
Once a prosperous port town, exporting cattle from the hinterland, most residents are now railway workers. The town is located south of St Lawrence Creek, which flows into a vast bay known as Broad Sound, a waterway noted for its large tidal range (up to 9 metres (30 ft) in the summer).
St Lawrence has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- Cannon Street: Christ Church Anglican Church
- Macartney Street: Police Station and former Courthouse and Cell Block
- Settlement Road: Meatworks and Wharf Site (former)
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "St Lawrence (Broadsound Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-07-25.
- "Christ Church Anglican Church (entry 16926)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-10.
- "Police Station and former Courthouse and Cell Block (entry 15924)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-10.
- "Meatworks and Wharf Site (former) (entry 15938)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-10.
- University of Queensland: Queensland Places: St Lawrence
- BOM : Summary statistics : ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE
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