Mount Pleasant, Queensland (Mackay Region)

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Mount Pleasant
MackayQueensland
Mount Pleasant is located in Queensland
Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant
Coordinates21°07′00″S 149°09′29″E / 21.11667°S 149.15806°E / -21.11667; 149.15806Coordinates: 21°07′00″S 149°09′29″E / 21.11667°S 149.15806°E / -21.11667; 149.15806
Population4,444 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4740
LGA(s)Mackay Region
State electorate(s)Mackay
Federal Division(s)Dawson
Suburbs around Mount Pleasant:
Richmond Beaconsfield Andergrove
Glenella Mount Pleasant North Mackay
Foulden West Mackay Mackay

Mount Pleasant is a mountain and suburb of Mackay in the Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2][3]

History[edit]

In the 2011 census, Mount Pleasant had a population of 4,751 people.[4]

On 11 August 1987 the school building of the closed Mount Pelion State School was relocated to Northview State School in Mount Pleasant but it gradually fell into disrepair. On 24 October 2014 the building was moved to Sarina to be restored as part of the Sarina Tourist Art and Craft Visitor Information Centre in Railway Square.[5][6][7]

Amenities[edit]

The Mackay Regional Council operates the Gordon White library in Phillip Street.[8]

Education[edit]

The Northview State School opened on 28 January 1986. [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mount Pleasant (Mackay - Qld) (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Mount Pleasant – mountain (entry 27097)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Mount Pleasant – suburb (entry 46814)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
  4. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Mount Pleasant". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 January 2016. Edit this at Wikidata
  5. ^ Zakilew, D.C. (24 October 2014). "Old school building moves on". Mackay Daily Mercury. Archived from the original on 13 October 2020. Retrieved 19 January 2021.
  6. ^ "The perils of school at Pelion". Mackay Daily Mercury. 24 February 2018. Archived from the original on 24 February 2018. Retrieved 19 January 2021.
  7. ^ "The Sarina Arts & Crafts Centre". Mackay Regional Council. 12 May 2015. Archived from the original on 3 December 2020. Retrieved 19 January 2021.
  8. ^ "Libraries: Contact/Opening Hours". Mackay Regional Council. Archived from the original on 1 March 2016. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  9. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 April 2019.

External links[edit]

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