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Black Mountain
Black Mountain is located in Queensland
Black Mountain
Black Mountain
Location in Queensland
Population 1,444 (2016 census)
 • Density 44.29/km2 (114.7/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4563
Area 32.6 km2 (12.6 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Shire of Noosa
State electorate(s) Nicklin
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay
Suburbs around Black Mountain:
Federal Pomona Cooroy
Federal Black Mountain Cooroy
Ridgewood Ridgewood Cooroy

Black Mountain is a rural locality in the Shire of Noosa, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Black Mountain had a population of 1,444 people.


Located inland from Cooroy and Pomona, it affords magnificent views of the surrounding area. The suburb was officially named on 5 June 1998 after a prominent feature of the area - the high point upon which sits a number of communication towers serving the Noosa Hinterland. The local population grew by 132 between the 2006 and 2011 census and now stands at 582 men and 593 women (1175 total). Black Mountain is home to several boutique rural enterprises and artists' studios.


With the planned extension of the Bruce Highway, built to a freeway standard, Black Mountain, Pomona and nearby Federal will be linked by continuous four-lanes to Brisbane, the Queensland state capital.


Black Mountain is home to several boutique rural enterprises and artists' studios.


There are no schools in Black Mountain. The nearest government primary schools are Pomona State School in neighbouring Pomona to the north, Cooroy State School in neighbouring Cooroy to the east, and Federal State School in neighbouring Federal to the west. The nearest government secondary school is Noosa District State High School, which has its Years 7 & 8 campus in Pomona and its Years 9 to 12 campus in Cooroy.

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