Bellthorpe, Queensland

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Bellthorpe
Queensland
Postcode(s) 4514
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Glass House
Federal Division(s) Fisher
Suburbs around Bellthorpe:
Sandy Creek Conondale Booroobin
Sandy Creek Bellthorpe Stanmore
Sandy Creek Stony Creek Woodford

Bellthorpe is a locality in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[1] Much of the area is protected within the Bellthorpe National Park.

Geography[edit]

The south of Bellthorpe lies within the Stanley River catchment. In the north Kilcoy Creek flows into the Mary River.[2]

Bellthorpe West is a neighbourhood in the north-west of the locality (26°49′23″S 152°40′46″E / 26.82306°S 152.67944°E / -26.82306; 152.67944 (Bellthorpe West)).[3]

History[edit]

Bellthorpe Provisional School opened on 22 April 1919, closing in 1922 due to low student numbers. However, it re-opened in 1923 and became Bellthorpe State School in 1927. It closed in 1969.[4]

Bellthorpe West Provisional School opened on 21 March 1955, becoming Bellthorpe West State School in 1959. It also closed in 1969.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bellthorpe (entry 45483)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "Bellthorpe West - neighbourhood in the Moreton Bay Region (entry 2228)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  4. ^ a b Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0 

Coordinates: 26°50′39″S 152°43′06″E / 26.8442°S 152.7182°E / -26.8442; 152.7182