Mons is a rural residential locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] It is part of the Buderim urban centre. In the 2016 census, Mons had a population of 946 people.[3]

History

The name Mons commemorates a Battle of Mons that took place in 1914 during World War I in Belgium.[2]

Buderim Road State School opened on 7 February 1916, but was soon renamed Mons State School. It closed in 1974.[4]

Attractions

Mons is home to the former on the Tanawha Tourist Drive.

References

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Mons (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Mons - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 50106)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mons (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  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