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Lawnton QLD


Postcode: 4501

Lawnton is a suburb of Pine Rivers Shire, north of Brisbane, Australia. The origin of the suburb name is from an early property owner by the name of Stephen Lawn. The property was acquired by Queensland Rail and was named Lawnton.

The Lawnton industrial estate and commerce establishments along Gympie Road provide local services and employment. Alluvial gravel and sand mining also occur in Lawnton. There have been recent industrial and retail developments in Lawnton.

Leis Park has electric barbecues and a boat ramp into the North Pine River. Wyllie Park on the Lawnton / Petrie border has electric barbecues and is a popular spot for campers.

Lawnton railway station provides half-hourly services to Brisbane and Ipswich, as well as services to Caboolture and the Sunshine Coast.