Wyreema, Queensland

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Wyreema
Queensland
Wyreema is located in Queensland
Wyreema
Wyreema
Coordinates 27°39′00″S 151°52′00″E / 27.65000°S 151.86667°E / -27.65000; 151.86667Coordinates: 27°39′00″S 151°52′00″E / 27.65000°S 151.86667°E / -27.65000; 151.86667
Population 1,109 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 4352
Location
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Condamine
Federal Division(s) Groom

Wyreema is a town in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. At the 2006 census, Wyreema had a population of 1,109.[1]

History[edit]

A suburban rail motor service from Toowoomba commenced in May, 1917, running to Wyreema, 10 miles away. It was extended to Cambooya and to Willowburn in 1918. They ceased around 1923.[2]

Facilities[edit]

Library services in Wyreema are provided by the Toowoomba Regional Council's mobile library service. The van visits Wyreema State School every Friday.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Wyreema (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-11-03. 
  2. ^ The Toowoomba Suburban Rail Motor Service Knowles, J.W. Australian Railway Historical Society Bulletin, July, 1992 pp170-171
  3. ^ "Mobile library". Toowoomba Regional Council. Retrieved 10 November 2014.