Redlynch, Queensland facts for kids
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Redlynch residential housing as seen from the Kuranda Scenic Railway, 2013
|Population||9,728 (2016 census)|
|• Density||383.0/km2 (992/sq mi)|
|Area||25.4 km2 (9.8 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|State electorate(s)||Barron River|
Redlynch lies along the valley created by Freshwater Creek with the Redlynch Intake Road being the major artery running from north to south roughly parallel and west of the creek.
The residential development occurs along the lower slopes of the valley (mostly 10-50 metres above sea level) while the eastern and western sides of the suburb are undeveloped bushland on steep slopes rising to 500-600 metres which form part of the Barron Gorge National Park. The Kuranda Scenic Railway winds its way up the north-eastern slopes of Redlynch with two stations in the suburb, Redlynch and Jungara.
Redlynch is named after Redlynch, Somerset in England.
Redlynch has the following heritage listings:
- 399 Kamerunga Road: Xavier and Sadie Herbert's Cottage
- Redlynch to Kuranda: Cairns-to-Kuranda railway line
Redlynch State College is a government primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at Jungara Road (special education program.). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 1,827 students with 152 teachers (141 full-time equivalent) and 73 non-teaching staff (57 full-time equivalent). It includes a
St Andrew's Catholic College Redlynch Valley is a Catholic primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 185-205 Intake Road (). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 1,682 students with 132 teachers (125 full-time equivalent) and 89 non-teaching staff (54 full-time equivalent).
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