Ebbw Vale, Queensland

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Ebbw Vale
IpswichQueensland
Population 504 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 4304
Location
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Bundamba
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Ebbw Vale:
Bundamba Bundamba Dinmore
Bundamba Ebbw Vale New Chum
Bundamba New Chum New Chum

Ebbw Vale is a suburb of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. The name Ebbw Vale is of old Welsh origin. Ebbw Vale is Welsh for Head of the Valley which refers to the location of Ebbw Vale in Wales. Its name in Welsh is Glyn Ebwy.[2]

Ebbw Vale is named after a coal mine which formerly operated in the area. The coal mine was named after the Welsh town of Ebbw Vale, Wales.[3]

Heritage listings[edit]

Ebbw Vale has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Transport[edit]

Ebbw Vale railway station provides access to regular Citytrain services to Brisbane, Ipswich and Rosewood via Ipswich.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Ebbw Vale (Ipswich City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-02-28. 
  2. ^ Ebbw Vale History
  3. ^ Placenames
  4. ^ "Ebbw Vale Memorial Park (entry 19554)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-09. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°36′S 152°50′E / 27.600°S 152.833°E / -27.600; 152.833