Hazeldean, Queensland

Hazeldean is a rural locality in the Somerset Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Hazeldean had a population of 262 people.[1]

Geography

Somerset Dam occupies the east of Hazeldean. Western parts are elevated and remain mostly vegetated. In the south is and towards the north is Deer Reserve State Forest. A strip between the dam and the mountains is mostly rural-residential.

History

In the 1920s a 300 metre tramway was constructed in Hazeldean to move timber down a steep descent from mountain top to bottom.[3]
At the 2011 Australian Census the population of Hazeldean was 267.[4]

Education

Stanley River Environmental Education Centre is an Outdoor and Evironmental Education Centre at 3856 Esk-Kilcoy Road (27°00′39″S 152°33′09″E / 27.0107°S 152.5526°E / -27.0107; 152.5526 (Stanley River Environmental Education Centre)).[5][6]

There are no schools in Hazeldean. The nearest primary and seconary schools are in Kilcoy.[7]

Attractions

Lake Somerset Holiday Park is a large park on the edge of Somerset Dam which offers a range of accommodation including cabins and camping.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Hazeldean (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Hazeldean - locality in Somerset Region (entry 48227)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  3. ^ Kerr and Philpott, JD and MM (1971). "Lars Andersen's Timber Tramways" (PDF). southburnett.biz. Queensland Heritage. Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  4. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Hazeldean (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 21 August 2015. Edit this at Wikidata
  5. ^ "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Stanley River Environmental Education Centre". Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 17 November 2019.

External links

Media related to Hazeldean, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons