Baree, Queensland

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Baree
Queensland
Baree is located in Queensland
Baree
Baree
Coordinates 23°37′05″S 150°23′26″E / 23.6180°S 150.3905°E / -23.6180; 150.3905Coordinates: 23°37′05″S 150°23′26″E / 23.6180°S 150.3905°E / -23.6180; 150.3905
Postcode(s) 4714
LGA(s) Rockhampton Region

Baree is an outlying locality near Mount Morgan in the Rockhampton Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]

History[edit]

The name Baree is thought to be an Aboriginal word meaning either crooked (winding) creek or timber.[1]

Baree Post Office opened by 1917 (a receiving office had been open from around 1901) and closed in 1975.[2]

Heritage listings[edit]

Baree has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Baree (entry 46418)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Baree School of Arts (entry 602071)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013.