Mons, Queensland

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Mons
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Mons is located in Queensland
Mons
Mons
Coordinates26°41′24″S 153°01′34″E / 26.69°S 153.026°E / -26.69; 153.026Coordinates: 26°41′24″S 153°01′34″E / 26.69°S 153.026°E / -26.69; 153.026
Population683 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4556
Location11 km (7 mi) SW of Maroochydore
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
CountyCanning
ParishMooloolah
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Fairfax
Suburbs around Mons:
Forest Glen Buderim Buderim
Forest Glen Mons Buderim
Chevallum Tanawha Tanawha

Mons is a rural residential locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] It is part of the Buderim urban centre. In the 2016 census, Mons had a population of 946 people.[3]

History[edit]

The name Mons commemorates a Battle of Mons that took place in 1914 during World War I in Belgium.[2]

Buderim Road State School opened on 7 February 1916, but was soon renamed Mons State School. It closed in 1974.[4]

Attractions[edit]

Mons is home to the former Forest Glen Deer Sanctuary on the Tanawha Tourist Drive.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Mons (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Mons - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 50106)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mons (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  4. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0