Ilkley, Queensland

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Ilkley is located in Queensland
Coordinates26°43′54″S 152°59′34″E / 26.7316°S 152.9927°E / -26.7316; 152.9927 (Ilkley (centre of locality))Coordinates: 26°43′54″S 152°59′34″E / 26.7316°S 152.9927°E / -26.7316; 152.9927 (Ilkley (centre of locality))
Population827 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density50.12/km2 (129.8/sq mi)
Area16.5 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)Nicklin
Federal Division(s)Fisher
Suburbs around Ilkley:
Palmwoods Chevallum Tanawha
Eudlo Ilkley Tanawha
Mooloolah Valley Mooloolah Valley Glenview

Ilkley is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Ilkley had a population of 827 people.[1]


Following the establishment of a settlement there about 1890, the locality was named Ilkley after Ilkey in Yorkshire, England, the home town of the local preacher Joseph Kitson.[2]

Ilkley Provisional School opened on 25 November 1901, becoming Ilkley State School on 1 January 1909. In 1924, it briefly became a part-time school sharing a teacher with Chevallum State School. Ilkley continued a full-time school until its final closure in 1964.[3]

In the 2016 census Ilkley had a population of 827 people.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Ilkley (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Ilkley – locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 50062)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0

External links[edit]

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