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Mount Kynoch
ToowoombaQueensland
View southeastwards from Mount Kynoch.jpg
View southeastwards from Mount Kynoch lookout, 2014
Population: 161
Postcode: 4350
Location: 6 km (4 mi) N of Toowoomba
LGA: Toowoomba Region
State District: Toowoomba North
Federal Division: Groom
Suburbs around Mount Kynoch:
Birnam Blue Mountain Heights Blue Mountain Heights
Cranley Mount Kynoch Ballard
Cranley Harlaxton Ballard

Mount Kynoch is a suburb of Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, located 6 kilometres (4 mi) north of the city centre. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 161.

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.


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