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Lucinda
Queensland
Lucinda jetty 1.jpg
Jetty
Population 448 (2006 census)
Postcode(s) 4850
Elevation 10 m (33 ft)
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

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. At the 2006 census, Lucinda had a population of 448.

Lucinda is serviced by a convenience store, the Hinchinbrook Marine Cove Resort 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

Lucinda Post Office opened on 6 October 1896.

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