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Mount Tamborine
Queensland
Mount Tamborine is located in Queensland
Mount Tamborine
Mount Tamborine
Coordinates 27°58′21″S 153°11′52″E / 27.9725°S 153.1977°E / -27.9725; 153.1977 (Mount Tamborine (town centre))Coordinates: 27°58′21″S 153°11′52″E / 27.9725°S 153.1977°E / -27.9725; 153.1977 (Mount Tamborine (town centre))
Population 1,184 (2006 census)
Established 1875
Postcode(s) 4272
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Scenic Rim Region
State electorate(s) Scenic Rim
Federal Division(s) Wright

Mount Tamborine is a town within the locality of Tamborine Mountain in South East Queensland, Australia.

History

Mount Tambourine Post Office opened by March 1924 (a receiving office had been open from 1881, originally known as Tambourine Mountain), was renamed Mount Tamborine in 1926 and closed in 1977.

Formerly a suburb in its own right, in 1997, Mount Tamborine was merged with other former suburbs North Tamborine and Eagle Heights to create the larger locality of Tamborine Mountain.

Heritage listings

Mount Tamborine has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

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