Ormeau Hills, Queensland

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Ormeau Hills
Gold Coast CityQueensland
Ormeau Hills is located in Queensland
Ormeau Hills
Ormeau Hills
Coordinates27°47′56″S 153°14′12″E / 27.7988°S 153.2366°E / -27.7988; 153.2366 (Ormeau Hills (centre of locality))Coordinates: 27°47′56″S 153°14′12″E / 27.7988°S 153.2366°E / -27.7988; 153.2366 (Ormeau Hills (centre of locality))
Population3,148 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density370.4/km2 (959/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4208
Area8.5 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)City of Gold Coast
State electorate(s)Coomera
Federal Division(s)Forde
Suburbs around Ormeau Hills:
Luscombe Ormeau Ormeau
Luscombe Ormeau Hills Pimpama
Kingsholme Kingsholme Kingsholme

Ormeau Hills is a residential locality in the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Ormeau Hills had a population of 3,148 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

A small section of the eastern boundary of Ormeau Hills follows the Pacific Motorway.[3]

The eastern part of the locality is a suburban development on lower flatter land (10 to 30 metres (33 to 98 ft) above sea level). The centre of the locality is more hilly, up to 130 metres (430 ft), and the land use is rural residential. The west of the locality is more mountainous, rising to 250 metres (820 ft), and is undeveloped.[3]

History[edit]

The name of the locality comes from the neighbouring locality of Ormeau, which, in turn, takes is name from Ormeau House the estate of Major Alexander Jenyns Boyd, a sugar planter of the 1860s. His first wife, Isabella (née Dawson) was born at Ormeau Road, Belfast, Ulster, Ireland. The word ormeau is French, meaning young elm.[4]

In the 2011 census, Ormeau Hills had a population of 1,212 people.[5]

In the 2016 census Ormeau Hills had a population of 3,148 people.[1]

Education[edit]

There are no schools in Ormeau HIlls. The nearest government primary school is Ormeau State School in neighbouring Pimpama to the east. The nearest government secondary school is Ormeau Woods State High School in neighbouring Ormeau to the north-east.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Ormeau Hills (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Ormeau Hills – locality in City of Gold Coast (entry 46074)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b c "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 5 March 2021.
  4. ^ "Ormeau – town in City of Gold Coast (entry 25575)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 May 2016.
  5. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Ormeau Hills (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2014. Edit this at Wikidata