View from Flaxton towards the Pacific Ocean
|Population||884 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||Sunshine Coast Region|
|State electorate(s)||Glass House|
The locality is named after Flaxton Hall Farm in the fens of Eastern England. Joseph Dixon, who originally grew sugarcane at Buderim, selected land at Flaxton in 1882. From 1892 the land was cleared so bananas and citrus fruit could be farmed.
Flaxton State School was established in 1967.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Flaxton (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
- "Flaxton (entry 47199)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
- Environmental Protection Agency (Queensland) (2000). Heritage Trails of the Great South East. State of Queensland. p. 133. ISBN 0-7345-1008-X.
- "D-F". Opening and closing dates of Queensland schools. Queensland Government. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
- "Flaxton". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.
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