Dulong, Queensland

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Dulong
Queensland
Dulong is located in Queensland
Dulong
Dulong
Coordinates 26°38′24″S 152°53′34″E / 26.64°S 152.8927°E / -26.64; 152.8927Coordinates: 26°38′24″S 152°53′34″E / 26.64°S 152.8927°E / -26.64; 152.8927
Postcode(s) 4560
Area 12.6 km2 (4.9 sq mi)
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s) Nicklin
Federal Division(s) Fairfax
Suburbs around Dulong:
Mapleton Kureelpa Perwillowen
Mapleton Dulong Towen Mountain
Flaxton Hunchy West Woombye

Dulong is a locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]

History[edit]

The name Dulong is believed to be an Aboriginal word meaning mud or wet clay.[1]

Dulong Provisional School opened on 8 July 1895, becoming Dulong State School on 1 January 1909. It closed due to local attendances in 1929 but reopened in 1930. It closed permanently in 1967.[2]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dulong - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48612)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  2. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0