Parklands, Queensland

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Parklands
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Parklands is located in Queensland
Parklands
Parklands
Coordinates26°35′55″S 152°58′04″E / 26.5986°S 152.9677°E / -26.5986; 152.9677Coordinates: 26°35′55″S 152°58′04″E / 26.5986°S 152.9677°E / -26.5986; 152.9677
Population225 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density27.11/km2 (70.2/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4560
Area8.3 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location105 km (65 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Fairfax
Suburbs around Parklands:
Yandina Maroochy River Maroochy River
Kulangoor Parklands Bli Bli
Image Flat Nambour Bli Bli

Parklands is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Parklands had a population of 225 people.[1] Parklands is located adjacent to and north of the larger town of Nambour.

Geography[edit]

The suburb is bisected by the Bruce Highway. A large section of bushland in eastern Parklands, called the Parklands Conservation Park, has been set aside for recreational use and is very popular for mountainbiking, with a number of defined and marked trails. 15 km of tracks are open to the public during daylight hours.[3] Camping is not permitted in the park.

Nambour Golf Course is located in the south of the Parklands.

Amenities[edit]

The Sunshine Coast Regional Council operates a mobile library service which visits Village Way.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Parklands (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Parklands - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48830)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Parklands Conservation Park: About Parklands". Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing. 12 January 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Libraries: Mobile timetable". Sunshine Coast Regional Council. Archived from the original on 30 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.