Lucinda, Queensland

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Lucinda
Queensland
Lucinda jetty 1.jpg
Jetty
Lucinda is located in Queensland
Lucinda
Lucinda
Coordinates18°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
Population448 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4850
Elevation10 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. It is located on the traditional lands of the Biyaygiri people. 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, the Hinchinbrook Marine Cove Resort[4] on the waterfront on Dungeness Road, the 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.[5]

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. ^ "Hinchinbrook Marine Cove Resort". Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  5. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014.

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