Birnam, Queensland (Toowoomba Region)

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Birnam
ToowoombaQueensland
Birnam is located in Queensland
Birnam
Birnam
Coordinates27°29′28″S 151°55′37″E / 27.49111°S 151.92694°E / -27.49111; 151.92694Coordinates: 27°29′28″S 151°55′37″E / 27.49111°S 151.92694°E / -27.49111; 151.92694
Postcode(s)4352
Area5.2 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Location9 km (6 mi) NNW of Toowoomba
LGA(s)Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s)Toowoomba North
Federal Division(s)Groom
Suburbs around Birnam:
Cawdor Cawdor Highfields
Gowrie Junction Birnam Highfields
Gowrie Junction Cranley Blue Mountain Heights

Birnam is a locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia.[1] It is situated north of Toowoomba, 9 kilometres (6 mi) from the central business district.

History[edit]

The area is named after a railway station in the area, which was named after the village of Birnam in Scotland. The boundaries were established on 12 February 1999, and amended in 2005.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Birnam (Toowoomba Region) (entry 49203)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 August 2015.