Eerwah Vale, Queensland

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Eerwah Vale
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Eerwah Vale is located in Queensland
Eerwah Vale
Eerwah Vale
Coordinates26°28′54″S 152°54′34″E / 26.4816°S 152.9094°E / -26.4816; 152.9094 (Eerwah Vale (locality))Coordinates: 26°28′54″S 152°54′34″E / 26.4816°S 152.9094°E / -26.4816; 152.9094 (Eerwah Vale (locality))
Population621 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density19.65/km2 (50.90/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4562
Area31.6 km2 (12.2 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Eerwah Vale:
Cooroy Cooroy Eumundi
Belli Park Eerwah Vale Eumundi
Belli Park Cooloolabin North Arm

Eerwah Vale is a locality split between the Sunshine Coast Region and Shire of Noosa, both in Queensland, Australia.[2][3] In the 2016 census Eerwah Vale had a population of 621 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Part of the northern boundary is marked by the North Maroochy River.

The Bruce Highway passes through the east of Eerwah Vale. Mount Eerwah is centrally located and protected within the Mount Eerwah Conservation Park.

History[edit]

The township was originally known as Eerwah, after its nearby summit, Mount Eerwah. In 1890 it was renamed Eerwah Vale, in order to avoid its confusion with the nearby town of Beerwah.

Eerwah Vale Provisional Schoo opened on 15 June 1925. In 1932 it became Eerwah Vale State School. It closed in 1963.[4]

At the 2011 census Eerwah Vale had a population of 527 people.[5]

In the 2016 census Eerwah Vale had a population of 621 people.[1]

Education[edit]

There are no schools in Eerwah Vale. The nearest primary schools are Eumundi State School in neighbouring Eumundi to the east, Cooroy State School in neighbouring Cooroy to the north, North Arm State School in neighbouring North Arm to the south-east, and Yandina State School in Yandina to the south-east. The nearest secondary schools are Noosa District State High School which has its junior campus in Pomona to the north-west and its senior campus in neighbouring Cooroy to the north and Nambour State College in Nambour to the south.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Eerwah Vale (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Eerwah Vale – locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 49235)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Eerwah Vale – locality in Shire of Noosa (entry 48619)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  4. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  5. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Eerwah Vale (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 October 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  6. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 7 February 2021.

External links[edit]

  • "Eerwah Vale". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.