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Mount Coolum
Sunshine CoastQueensland
A suburb of Mount Coolum, Queensland in the shadow of Mount Coolum National Park 02.jpg
Suburban street with the mountain behind, 2018
Mount Coolum is located in Queensland
Mount Coolum
Mount Coolum
Coordinates 26°33′58″S 153°04′58″E / 26.5661°S 153.0827°E / -26.5661; 153.0827 (Mount Coolum (locality centre))Coordinates: 26°33′58″S 153°04′58″E / 26.5661°S 153.0827°E / -26.5661; 153.0827 (Mount Coolum (locality centre))
Population 4,265 (2016 census)
 • Density 836/km2 (2,170/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4573
Area 5.1 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)
  • Maroochydore
  • Ninderry
Federal Division(s) Fairfax
Suburbs around Mount Coolum:
Coolum Beach Yaroomba Yaroomba
Maroochy River Mount Coolum Coral Sea
Marcoola Marcoola Marcoola

Mount Coolum is a coastal suburb in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Mount Coolum had a population of 4,265 people.


There are no schools in Mount Coolum. The nearest primary school is Coolum State School in neighbouring Coolum Beach. The nearest secondary school is Coolum State High School, also in Coolum Beach.

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