Postcode: 4501 | Location: 23 km to brisbane cbd
Lawnton is a suburb north of BrisbaneThe 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 as well as retail 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 also has electric barbecues.
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Lawnton State School
Pine Rivers Special School
Lawnton railway station provides access to regular Citytrain services to Brisbane and Ipswich, as well as Caboolture and the Sunshine Coast.