Mount Kynoch, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Kynoch
View southeastwards from Mount Kynoch lookout, 2014
|Population||237 (2016 census)|
|• Density||71.8/km2 (186/sq mi)|
|Area||3.3 km2 (1.3 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|Location||6 km (4 mi) N of Toowoomba|
|State electorate(s)||Toowoomba North|
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.
Mount Kynoch Lookout and Mount Kynoch Water Treatment Plant are located within the suburb's boundaries.
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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