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Carters Ridge
Queensland
Carters Ridge is located in Queensland
Carters Ridge
Carters Ridge
Location in Queensland
Population 469 (2016 census)
 • Density 31.69/km2 (82.1/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4563
Area 14.8 km2 (5.7 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s) Gympie Region
State electorate(s) Gympie
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay
Suburbs around Carters Ridge:
Bollier Tuchekoi Ridgewood
Bollier Carters Ridge Ridgewood
Bollier Belli Park Belli Park

Carters Ridge is a rural locality in the Gympie Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Carters Ridge had a population of 469 people.

Geography

The Mary River forms the western boundary.

The land use is an equal mixture of rural residential and grazing on a mixture of native vegetation and irrigated pastures.

History

Carter's Ridge Provisional School opened in May 1925. In 1930, it became Carter's Ridge State School. It closed in 1967. It was at 894 Kenilworth Skyring Creek Road (26°26′55″S 152°45′57″E / 26.4485°S 152.7657°E / -26.4485; 152.7657 (Carters Ridge State School (former))).

In the 2016 census, Carters Ridge had a population of 469 people.

Education

There are no schools in Carters Ridge. The nearest government primary schools are Federal State School in Federal to the north and Cooroy State School in Cooroy to the north-east. The nearest government secondary schools are Mary Valley State College (to Year 10 only) in Imbil to the west and Noosa District State High School, which has its Years 7 & 8 campus in Pomona and its Years 9 to 12 campus in Cooroy.

Amenities

Mary Fereday Park is in Poulsen Road (26°27′01″S 152°45′55″E / 26.4503°S 152.7654°E / -26.4503; 152.7654 (Mary Fereday Park)).

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