|Population||3,309 (2011 census)|
|Location||14 km (9 mi) N of Mackay|
The name Eimeo was derived from pastoral run name used by Jeremiah Downs Armitage, a pastoralist in the 1870s, possibly because of his birthplace in Tahiti, claimed to be Moorea (also called Eimeo).
Eimeo Road State School opened on 5 February 1934. It is the largest primary school in the Whitsunday Region, Mackay Region and Issac Region. It has a number of students there exceeding 1200. Its largest population ever recorded was 1264 in 2002.
Eimeo Post Office opened on 24 January 1949 and closed in 1972.
Eimeo has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Eimeo". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 July 2013.
- "Eimeo - town in Mackay Region (entry 11412)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
- "Eimeo - suburb in Mackay Region (entry 49724)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
- "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
- Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
- "Mango Avenue (entry 602553)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 10 July 2013.
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