Brigalow, Queensland

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Brigalow
Queensland
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Brigalow General Store
Brigalow is located in Queensland
Brigalow
Brigalow
Coordinates 26°53′S 150°49′E / 26.883°S 150.817°E / -26.883; 150.817Coordinates: 26°53′S 150°49′E / 26.883°S 150.817°E / -26.883; 150.817
Population 457 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 4412
Location
LGA(s) Western Downs Region
State electorate(s) Warrego
Federal Division(s) Maranoa

Brigalow is a town in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. The town is located in the Western Downs Region local government area and on the Warrego Highway, 272 kilometres (169 mi) north west of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Brigalow and the surrounding area had a population of 457.[1]

History[edit]

Brigalow Post Office opened by November 1912 (a receiving office, originally named Mulga, had been open from 1895) and closed around 1993.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Brigalow (Chinchilla Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-03-31. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014.