Meridan Plains, Queensland

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Meridan Plains
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Coordinates 26°45′40″S 153°04′52″E / 26.761°S 153.081°E / -26.761; 153.081Coordinates: 26°45′40″S 153°04′52″E / 26.761°S 153.081°E / -26.761; 153.081
Population 787 (2006 census)[1]
 • Density 55.42/km2 (143.5/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4551
Area 14.2 km2 (5.5 sq mi)
Location 8 km (5 mi) WNW of Caloundra
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
County Canning
Parish Bribie
State electorate(s) Kawana
Federal Division(s) Fisher
Suburbs around Meridan Plains:
Palmview Sippy Downs Birtinya
Glenview Meridan Plains Currimundi
Glenview Bells Creek Little Mountain

Meridan Plains is a suburb of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, located partly within the Caloundra urban centre 8 kilometres (5 mi) west-northwest of Caloundra.

Meridan Plains is named after an early property in the area, which was named from Aboriginal words meaning "place of kangaroos or dingoes".[2]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Meridan Plains (Caloundra City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Little Mountain - Caloundra West - Meridan Plains - Bells Creek". 2010. Retrieved 19 July 2010. 

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