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Cambroon
Queensland
Cambroon is located in Queensland
Cambroon
Cambroon
Coordinates 26°38′58″S 152°40′27″E / 26.6494°S 152.6741°E / -26.6494; 152.6741 (Cambroon (centre of locality))Coordinates: 26°38′58″S 152°40′27″E / 26.6494°S 152.6741°E / -26.6494; 152.6741 (Cambroon (centre of locality))
Population 219 (2016 census)
 • Density 5.840/km2 (15.13/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4552
Area 37.5 km2 (14.5 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s) Glass House
Federal Division(s) Fisher
Suburbs around Cambroon:
Kenilworth Kenilworth Kenilworth
Kenilworth Cambroon Curramore
Kenilworth Conondale Conondale

Cambroon is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Cambroon had a population of 219 people.

Geography

Cambroon is located on the Mary River. It is on the Maleny-Kenilworth Road.

History

Cambroon takes its name from the pastoral run of the same name, which was established in 1855 by J. D. MacTaggart. The name of the pastoral run is believed to be the name of an Aboriginal leader at the time of first contact.

Cambroon Provisional School opened on 5 February 1923 and was upgraded to a state school on 1 December 1924. The school closed in May 1944.

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