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Richmond Hill
Charters TowersQueensland
Charters Towers Aerial View - panoramio.jpg
Aerial view of Richmond Hill, looking from the intersection of Bridge Street with Hackett Terrace (lower right) and then SSW along the curve of Bridge Street with Mosman Street in the centre of Charters Towers and Towers Hill in the distance
Richmond Hill is located in Queensland
Richmond Hill
Richmond Hill
Coordinates 20°03′51″S 146°15′59″E / 20.0641°S 146.2663°E / -20.0641; 146.2663 (Richmond Hill (centre of suburb))
Population 2,488 (2016 census)
 • Density 579/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4820
Area 4.3 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s) Charters Towers Region
State electorate(s) Traeger
Federal Division(s) Kennedy
Suburbs around Richmond Hill:
Toll Columbia Columbia
Toll Richmond Hill Queenton
Grand Secret Charters Towers City Queenton

Richmond Hill is a suburb of Charters Towers in the Charters Towers Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Richmond Hill had a population of 2,488 people.

Heritage listings

Richmond Hill has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Education

Richmond Hill State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls on the corner of Baker and Burdekin Streets (20°03′41″S 146°15′54″E / 20.0615°S 146.2650°E / -20.0615; 146.2650 (Richmond Hill State School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 362 students with 28 teachers (26 full-time equivalent) and 19 non-teaching staff (13 full-time equivalent).

All Souls St Gabriels School is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 30 Dr George Ellis Drive (20°03′46″S 146°16′36″E / 20.0627°S 146.2767°E / -20.0627; 146.2767 (All Souls St Gabriels School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 405 students with 45 teachers (43 full-time equivalent) and 29 non-teaching staff (24 full-time equivalent).

Mount Carmel campus of Columba Catholic College is a Catholic secondary (7-12) school for boys and girls at 6-8 Hackett Terrace (20°03′41″S 146°16′22″E / 20.0614°S 146.2728°E / -20.0614; 146.2728 (Columba Catholic College)) The college's primary school (St Mary's campus) is at 59-69 Mary Street in Charters Towers City. In 2018, the college (primary and secondary combined) had an enrolment of 491 students with 41 teachers (38 full-time equivalent) and 37 non-teaching staff (28 full-time equivalent).

Blackheath and Thornburgh College is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 55 King Street (20°04′14″S 146°15′24″E / 20.0705°S 146.2568°E / -20.0705; 146.2568 (Blackheath and Thornburgh College)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 250 students with 32 teachers (30 full-time equivalent) and 37 non-teaching staff (30 full-time equivalent).

There is no government secondary school in Richmond Hill. The nearest government secondary school is Charters Towers State High School in neighbouring Charters Towers City to the south.

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