If you are considering buying, renting, or investing in Runcorn, QLD 4113, it's an excellent first step to decide if the suburb is an ideal consideration, given your lifestyle and circumstances. The Homes.com.au suburb profile focuses on providing the best information on Runcorn house prices, demographics & market trends to enable you to make a smart decision on your future purchase.
If you are considering packing up and moving to Runcorn, have a little read of our history lesson to discover more about the fantastic lifestyle and what the suburb has to offer.
Overview Runcorn, a suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, covers an area of 6.5 square kilometres and had a population of 14,591 (2016 census). Runcorn is surrounded by the suburbs of Sunnybank, Kuraby, Eight Mile Plains, Calamvale, and Stretton.
Runcorn, an outer suburb, is 18.6 kilometres from the central business district of Brisbane. It is part of the LGA of the City of Brisbane.
Living in Runcorn Runcorn is a diverse area. Many students prefer living in this suburb because rental is lower than suburbs closer to the city and close to Sunnybank.
Runcorn has 33 parks for barbecues, picnics, baseball, basketball, cycling, and cricket. It also has a public swimming pool. The Souths United football club is also based in Runcorn.
Shopping in Runcorn is provided by Rubcorn's drive-in with 25 shops and a supermarket. A smaller shopping centre in Beenleigh Road is close to the Runcorn railway station.
The Queensland Rail has a station in Runcorn for commuters to Brisbane. Runcorn has government primary and secondary schools for boys and girls.
History of Runcorn Most of the area south of the Brisbane River was occupied by the Jagera Aboriginal people. In 1868, the Williams family settled in the suburb followed by Reverend J. McLaren. The reverend called his farm Runcorn after Runcorn, Cheshire, England.
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