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Mount Kynoch
ToowoombaQueensland
View southeastwards from Mount Kynoch.jpg
View southeastwards from Mount Kynoch lookout, 2014
Mount Kynoch is located in Queensland
Mount Kynoch
Mount Kynoch
Coordinates 27°30′37″S 151°56′53″E / 27.5102°S 151.9480°E / -27.5102; 151.9480Coordinates: 27°30′37″S 151°56′53″E / 27.5102°S 151.9480°E / -27.5102; 151.9480
Population 237 (2016 census)
 • Density 71.8/km2 (186/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4350
Area 3.3 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 6 km (4 mi) N of Toowoomba
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Toowoomba North
Federal Division(s) Groom
Suburbs around Mount Kynoch:
Birnam Blue Mountain Heights Blue Mountain Heights
Cranley Mount Kynoch Ballard
Cranley Harlaxton Ballard

Mount Kynoch is a rural locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Mount Kynoch had a population of 237 people.

History

Originally a trigonometric station known as Stony Pinch, both the 703-metre (2,306 ft) mountain and the suburb were named in 1981 after John Kynoch, an early chairman of the Shire of Highfields. Initially misspelled "Kynock", the name was corrected in 2002.

Geography

Mount Kynoch Lookout and Mount Kynoch Water Treatment Plant are located within the suburb's boundaries.

Education

There are no schools in Mount Kynoch. The nearest primary schools are Harlaxton and Highfields. The nearest secondary schools are Toowoomba State High School in Mount Lofty and Wilsonton State High School in Wilsonton Heights.

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