Crohamhurst, Queensland

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Crohamhurst is located in Queensland
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
Crohamhurst Bald Knob
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.


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:


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Crohamhurst (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Crohamhurst (entry 47187)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 13 September 2015. 
  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.