Stony Creek, Queensland

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Stony Creek
Queensland
Population 319 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4514
Location 68 km (42 mi) N of Brisbane central business district
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pumicestone
Federal Division(s) Longman
Localities around Stony Creek:
Sandy Creek Bellthorpe Bellthorpe
Royston Stony Creek Woodford
Royston Neurem Woodford

Stony Creek (formerly Stoney Creek) is rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] It is located 68 kilometres (42 mi) north of Brisbane. In the 2011 census, Stony Creek had a population of 319 people.[1]

History[edit]

The Durundur Provisional School opened on 5 July 1897. In 1909 it became a regular state school. It was renamed Kalangara State School in 1920. The school closed on 25 August 1963.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Stony Creek recorded a population of 319 people, 44.8% female and 55.2% male.

The median age of the Stony Creek population was 45 years, 8 years above the national median of 37.

82.8% of people living in Stony Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 3.4%, England 3.1%, Vanuatu 1.2%, Scotland 0.9%, Italy 0.9%.

90.7% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.9% Pacific Austronesian Languages, nec, 0.9% French, 0.9%.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Stony Creek (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 June 2016.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Stony Creek (entry 45482)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Agency ID6180, Kalangara State School". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 

Coordinates: 26°55′36″S 152°42′44″E / 26.9268°S 152.7123°E / -26.9268; 152.7123