Mount Perry, Queensland
|Population||480 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||North Burnett Region|
Mount Perry is about 365 kilometres (227 mi) northwest of Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, and about 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of Bundaberg. The town is nestled in a valley near Mount Perry, the area's highest mountain.
Gold mining continues to be an important industry in the area, especially Solomon Gold, a company that operates in the town, while the popular Mount Perry Races remains a fixture on the calendars of many people in the area.
Mount Perry has a public library, art gallery and a bicentennial museum. There is just one general store, one petrol station, one post office (with bank agency), one primary school, two motels and one golf course.
Mount Perry has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- Isabella Street: Mount Perry Masonic Lodge
- Sandy Camp Road (north of Magazine Road): Mount Perry Powder Magazine
- Wallace Street: St Patricks Church
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Mount Perry (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
- "Mount Perry - town (entry 44226)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
- "Mount Perry - locality (entry 45395)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
- Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
- Rails to Mount Perry Milne, Rod Australian Railway Historical Society Bulletin, August, 1998 pp294-301
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Mount Perry (Perry Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 July 2008.
- "Masonic Lodge (entry 600765)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
- "Mount Perry Powder Magazine (entry 602782)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
- "St Patricks Church (entry 600764)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
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