Whitfield, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsWhitfield
Red Arrow walk on Mount Whitfield
|Population||4,275 (2016 census)|
|• Density||713/km2 (1,850/sq mi)|
|Area||6.0 km2 (2.3 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
The southern portion of Whitfield is developed as residential land rising from sea level to about 50m up the slopes of Mount Whitfield. The northern part of the suburb is undeveloped bushland within the Mount Whitfield Conservation Park which occupies the upper slopes of Mount Whitfield which rises to 350m.
Whitfield has heritage listings including:
- 16 Heavey Crescent: Oribin Studio
Whitfield State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 42-74 McManus Street (special education program.). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 831 students with 64 teachers (60 full-time equivalent) and 38 non-teaching staff (25 full-time equivalent). It includes a
There are no secondary schools in Whitfield. The nearest government secondary schools are Trinity Bay State High School in Manunda to the south-east and Cairns State High School in Cairns North to the east.
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