Dulong is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Dulong had a population of 564 people.[1]

History

The name Dulong is believed to be an Aboriginal word meaning mud or wet clay.[2]

Dulong Provisional School opened on 8 July 1895, becoming Dulong State School on 1 January 1909. It closed due to local attendances in 1929 but reopened in 1930. It closed permanently in 1967.[3]

Notable residents

References

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Dulong (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Dulong - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48612)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0