Crohamhurst, Queensland

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Crohamhurst
Queensland
Crohamhurst is located in Queensland
Crohamhurst
Crohamhurst
Coordinates 26°48′50″S 152°52′49″E / 26.8138°S 152.8802°E / -26.8138; 152.8802Coordinates: 26°48′50″S 152°52′49″E / 26.8138°S 152.8802°E / -26.8138; 152.8802
Population 203 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4519
State electorate(s) Glass House
Federal Division(s) Fisher
Suburbs around Crohamhurst:
Maleny Maleny Bald Knob
Peachester
Wootha
Crohamhurst Bald Knob
Peachester
Peachester Peachester Peachester

Crohamhurst is a rural community in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] At the 2011 Australian Census Crohamhurst recorded a population of 203.[1] In 1893, Crohamhurst recorded 907 mm (35.7 in) of rain in one day during the passage of a cyclone, which is the record highest 24-hour rainfall in Australia.[3]

Most of the southern boundary is marked by the Stanley River. The north of Crohamhurst is protected within a section of the Glass House Mountains National Park. Also in the area is the Crohamhurst State Forest, Candle Mountain and Mount Blanc.

History[edit]

Crohamhurst State School opened on 21 July 1913. It closed on 14 October 1960.[4][5]

Heritage listings[edit]

Crohamhurst has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Crohamhurst (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Crohamhurst". Place name details. Queensland Government. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Rainfall and Temperarure Records". Australian Bureau of Meteorology. 2013. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Agency ID5959, Crohamhurst State School". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "STATE SCHOOLS.". The Brisbane Courier (National Library of Australia). 27 June 1913. p. 8. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Crohamhurst Observatory (former) (entry 602682)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 14 July 2013.