Stanmore, Queensland

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Stanmore
Queensland
Stanmore is located in Queensland
Stanmore
Stanmore
Coordinates26°53′38″S 152°47′29″E / 26.8938°S 152.7913°E / -26.8938; 152.7913 (Stanmore (centre of locality))Coordinates: 26°53′38″S 152°47′29″E / 26.8938°S 152.7913°E / -26.8938; 152.7913 (Stanmore (centre of locality))
Population437 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density8.758/km2 (22.68/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4514
Area49.9 km2 (19.3 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Pumicestone
Federal Division(s)Longman
Suburbs around Stanmore:
Bellthorpe Booroobin
Cedarton
Commissioners Flat
Stony Creek Stanmore Woodford
Woodford Woodford Woodford

Stanmore is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Stanmore had a population of 437 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Stanmore is 70 kilometres (43 mi) north of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia. The Stanley River passes through Stanmore and marks part of the northern boundary. Bellthorpe State Forest occupies a section of the north.

History[edit]

The locality derives its name from a grazing property Stanmore established by George Adophus Mason by 1875 and operated by him until his death in 1936.[2][3][4][5]

Stanmore Provisional School opened in 1891. On 1 January 1909 it became Stanmore State School. It closed on 31 December 1972.[6] The school was at 491-495 Kilcoy Beerwah Road (26°53′37″S 152°46′54″E / 26.8935°S 152.7818°E / -26.8935; 152.7818 (Stanmore State School (former))).[7][8][9]

In 1912 part of the Stanmore property was subdivided and sold.[10][11]

At the 2011 census Stanmore had a population of 481 people.[12]

In the 2016 census Stanmore had a population of 437 people.[1]

Education[edit]

There are no schools in Stanmore. The nearest government primary schools are Woodford State School in neighbouring Woodford to the south-east, Peachester State School in Peachester to the north-east, and Glass House Mountains State School in Glass House Mountains to the east. The nearest government secondary schools are Woodford State School in Woodford (to Year 10), Maleny State High School (to Year 12) in Maleny to the north-east, Beerwah State High School (to Year 12) in Beerwah to the east, and Kilcoy State High School (to Year 12) in Kilcoy to the south-west. [9]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Stanmore recorded a population of 481 people, 50.5% female and 49.5% male.[12] The median age of the Stanmore population was 39 years, 2 years above the national median of 37. 86.5% of people living in Stanmore were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.5%, United States of America 1.5%, Scotland 1%, Cambodia 0.8%, South Africa 0.8%. 95.6% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.6% Afrikaans, 0.6% Khmer, 0.6% Maltese, 0.6% Italian.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Stanmore (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Stanmore – locality in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45481)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Classified Advertising". The Brisbane Courier. XXX (2, 628). Queensland, Australia. 22 October 1875. p. 1. Retrieved 14 March 2021 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ "THROUGH THE MORETON DISTRICT". The Brisbane Courier. XL (8, 709). Queensland, Australia. 12 December 1885. p. 9. Retrieved 14 March 2021 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ "Family Notices". The Courier-mail (1038). Queensland, Australia. 28 December 1936. p. 1. Retrieved 14 March 2021 – via National Library of Australia.
  6. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  7. ^ "Glasshouse" (Map). Queensland Government. 1942. Retrieved 14 March 2021.
  8. ^ "Parish of Durundur sheet 1" (Map). Queensland Government. 1974. Retrieved 14 March 2021.
  9. ^ a b "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 14 March 2021.
  10. ^ "Mason Estate, Stanmore". Queensland Government. 1912. Retrieved 14 March 2021.
  11. ^ "Advertising". Brisbane (12, 390). Queensland, Australia. 3 August 1912. p. 11. Retrieved 14 March 2021 – via National Library of Australia.
  12. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Stanmore (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 October 2014. Edit this at Wikidata