Verrierdale, Queensland

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Verrierdale
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Verrierdale is located in Queensland
Verrierdale
Verrierdale
Coordinates26°29′18″S 153°01′08″E / 26.4883°S 153.0188°E / -26.4883; 153.0188Coordinates: 26°29′18″S 153°01′08″E / 26.4883°S 153.0188°E / -26.4883; 153.0188
Population775 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density26.18/km2 (67.81/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4562
Area29.6 km2 (11.4 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location121 km (75 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)Ninderry
Federal division(s)Fairfax
Suburbs around Verrierdale:
Eumundi Doonan Doonan
Eumundi Verrierdale Peregian Springs
North Arm Yandina Creek Coolum Beach

Verrierdale is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Verrierdale had a population of 775 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Verrierdale is located in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, between Eumundi and the residential estate Peregian Springs.

History[edit]

Verrierdale is thought to have been named after for David George Verrier, an early settler who selected land in the area c. 1908.[2][3]

Verrierdale State School opened on 14 August 1916 and closed on 31 December 1963.[4] It was at 2 Pryor Road (26°29′05″S 152°59′36″E / 26.4847°S 152.9932°E / -26.4847; 152.9932 (Verrierdale State School (former))).[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Verrierdale (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Verrierdale – locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 49689)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Back to Verrierdale". State Library of Queensland. 14 September 2016. Archived from the original on 22 January 2019. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  4. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  5. ^ "Queensland Two Mile series sheet 2m76" (Map). Queensland Government. 1943. Retrieved 17 October 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 17 October 2021.

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