Colinton War Memorial, 2010
Colinton is a locality of the Somerset Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2011 census, Colinton was included within the neighbouring locality of Moore, which together had a population of 315 people.
Colinton lies within the water catchment area of Emu Creek, a tributary of the Brisbane River. The creek marks a portion of both the southern and western boundary and the Brisbane River is aligned with the eastern boundary. The D'Aguilar Highway passes through the east where the Brisbane Valley railway line also once passed. Benarkin State Forest roughly covers the western third of Colinton. In the south Glenhowden Mountain rises to elevations greater than 350 m.
Colinton Provisional School opened in 1879 but closed in early 1880. It reopened in 1906 and on 1 January 1909 became Colinton State School. It closed in 1969.
Colinton has the following heritage-listed sites:
- "Colinton (entry 44853)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 4 April 2014.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Moore". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
- Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
- "Colinton War Memorial". Monument Australia. Retrieved 4 April 2014.
- "Colinton War Memorial (entry 650029)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
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