Lennox Head General Information
Lennox Head is the name of the village sitiuated at the southern end of Sevn Mile Beach, just north of the Lennox Headland itself. The area has a small population that is now growing rapidly as newly sub-disvided farms are developed for residential housing. The main stay for the small village is tourism and fishing is still popular among the locals as with visitors.
Lennox Head is a situated at the southern end of Seven Mile Beach on the north side of the Lennox Headland. Seven Mile Beach has borne the brunt of cyclonic winds and heavy seas and storms have caused significant errosion along the beach's shoreline over the years - up to 2 metres a year in some sections. The village of Lennox Head is 776 kms north of Sydney, 211 kms south of Brisbane and 5 kms east of the Pacific Highway. Lennox is situated at 28 44 S, 153 36 E, just south of Australia's most easterly point, Byron Bay.
The permanent resident population is approximately 1900, the total population reaches up to 3000 in peak tourist season.
Climate & Clothing
Lennox Head's sub-tropical climate is tempered by the ocean so it is never blazingly hot and rarely cold enough to demand more than a pullover or cardigan. The average annual rainfall is 1745mm and lighning storms are common in the summer months. The temperatures are mild to hot ranging from 19 to 32°C in the height of Summer and 11 to 26°C in Winter. For up to the minute weather information, click here.
Light casual clothing is suitable, with smart casual wear for special functions. Warmer clothing may be necessary in winter and a hat and sunblock in summer.
Lennox Head's tap water is clean and safe to drink unless otherwise stated. Most drinking water is town water.
Business & Trading Hours
Post Office - 8.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday and 8.45am - 11am Saturday.
Shops - 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday (Many of the shops are open on Saturday afternoons and on Sundays.)
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