Forest Glen, Queensland

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Forest Glen
Sunshine CoastQueensland
StateLibQld 1 132452 Motor vehicle travelling along the North Coast Road, 1935.jpg
Motor vehicle travelling along the North Coast Road, 1935
Forest Glen is located in Queensland
Forest Glen
Forest Glen
Coordinates 26°40′23″S 153°00′04″E / 26.673°S 153.001°E / -26.673; 153.001Coordinates: 26°40′23″S 153°00′04″E / 26.673°S 153.001°E / -26.673; 153.001
Population 789 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4556
Location 10 km (6 mi) WSW of Maroochydore
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
County Canning
Parish Mooloolah
State electorate(s) Buderim
Federal Division(s) Fairfax
Suburbs around Forest Glen:
Kiels Mountain Diddillibah Kunda Park
Woombye Forest Glen Buderim
Chevallum Mons Mons

Forest Glen is a suburb of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, and is part of the Buderim urban centre. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 789.[1] The western boundary of Forest Glen follows the Bruce Highway.

It is the home to the Sunshine Coast Grammar School and the Moonshine Valley Winery, and it is near the Forest Glen Deer Sanctuary in Mons, Queensland. Forest Glen is also the birthplace of Hugh Sawrey, famous Australian artist and founder of the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame, who was born here in 1919.

Eudlo Creek, a tributary of the Maroochy River is the main waterway in the area.

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  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Forest Glen (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 

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