Mount Mellum, Queensland

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Mount Mellum
Queensland
Mount Mellum is located in Queensland
Mount Mellum
Mount Mellum
Coordinates26°48′52″S 152°56′01″E / 26.8144°S 152.9336°E / -26.8144; 152.9336 (Mount Mellum (centre of locality))Coordinates: 26°48′52″S 152°56′01″E / 26.8144°S 152.9336°E / -26.8144; 152.9336 (Mount Mellum (centre of locality))
Population442 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density43.76/km2 (113.3/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4550
Area10.1 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)Glass House
Federal Division(s)Fisher
Suburbs around Mount Mellum:
Bald Knob Landsborough Landsborough
Peachester Mount Mellum Landsborough
Beerwah Beerwah Beerwah

Mount Mellum is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Mount Mellum had a population of 442 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Mount Mellum (26°49′18″S 152°55′24″E / 26.8216°S 152.9234°E / -26.8216; 152.9234 (Mount Mellum)) rises to 406 metres (1,332 ft) above sea level in the south-east of the locality.[3][4]

History[edit]

Mount Mellum State School opened in 1920 and closed in 1926. It reopened in 1930 and then closed permanently circa 1938.[5]

In the 2016 census Mount Mellum had a population of 442 people.[1]

Education[edit]

There are no schools in Mount Mellum. The nearest primary school is Landsborough State School in neighbouring Landsborough to the north-east. The nearest secondary school is Beerwah State High School in neighbouring Beerwah to the south-east.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mount Mellum (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Mount Mellum – locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48784)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Mountain peaks and capes - Queensland". Queensland Open Data. Queensland Government. 12 November 2020. Archived from the original on 25 November 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Mount Mellum – mountain in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 21556)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  5. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  6. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 18 January 2021.