Woodstock landscape, 2013
|Population||239 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1.1029/km2 (2.857/sq mi)|
|Area||216.7 km2 (83.7 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||City of Townsville|
Woodstock is 40 kilometres (25 mi) south of Townsville.
There is a substation at Woodstock to boost power to the area and it feeds into the Kelso substation in the Upper Ross area of Townsville.
Woodstock Provisional School No opened in September 1890. On 1 January it became Woodstock State School. The preschool burnt down around Christmas 2004. In 2015, Woodstock State School celebrated its 125th anniversary.
The Woodstock General Store is the local shop, cafe, news agent, service station, bank and post office. There is also a service station situated at neighbouring Calcium.
The Woodstock branch of the Queensland Country Women's Association meets at the QCWA Hall at 42 Woodstock Avenue. The QCWA Hall is used for many other functions like stalls and markets to bingo and parties.
Woodstock State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Woodstock Avenue ( In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 60 students with 7 teachers (4 full-time equivalent) and 5 non-teaching staff (3 full-time equivalent).).
Woodstock is home to many types of sports, from the Woodstock Horse Sports, Motocross & off road track, to a rifle club, and dog show events held at a dedicated site next to the sports and recreation club.
The Woodstock Sport and Recreational Club is used on Friday nights as a bar. The Woodstock Motocross track holds events most weekends and is well known Queensland wide. There is also sky diving or flightseening tours.
The area has been nominated as a site for a future motorsports precinct.
Local school bus's run from Reid River to Woodstock and from Toonpan to Woodstock during schools days taking the local children to the Woodstock School and another local bus runs from Reid River to William Ross High School (Townsville) for the High school Children.
Woodstock has its own airport, listed as Woodstock Airport it is better known as Donnington Airpark. The area supports a number of private air strips.
The Western rail line bisects the area (the line between Townsville and Mount Isa). The area is also dissected by gas and water pipelines.
Calcium is the name of a suburb in the Woodstock area and is the main industry site of the area, they mine limestone.
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- "Branch Locations". Queensland Country Women's Association. Retrieved 26 December 2018.
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- "Woodstock State School". Retrieved 21 November 2018.
- "ACARA School Profile 2017". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
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