Bracalba, Queensland

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Bracalba
Queensland
Olive orchard Bracalba Queensland.jpg
Orchard, Gamgee Road, 2015
Bracalba is located in Queensland
Bracalba
Bracalba
Coordinates27°00′23″S 152°50′01″E / 27.0063°S 152.8336°E / -27.0063; 152.8336 (Bracalba (centre of locality))Coordinates: 27°00′23″S 152°50′01″E / 27.0063°S 152.8336°E / -27.0063; 152.8336 (Bracalba (centre of locality))
Population111 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density4.568/km2 (11.83/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4512
Area24.3 km2 (9.4 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Glass House
Federal Division(s)Longman
Suburbs around Bracalba:
D'Aguilar Woodford Wamuran
D'Aguilar
Delaneys Creek
Bracalba Wamuran
Delaneys Creek Wamuran Basin Wamuran

Bracalba is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Bracalba had a population of 111 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

A large portion of the northern half of Bracalba lies within Beerburrum West State Forest.

History[edit]

The name is derived from the Wakawaka language, and refers to the scrub areas of the D'Aguilar Range.[2]

Ferndale Provisional School opened on 19 April 1892. On 1 January 1909 it became Ferndale State School. In 1913 it was renamed Bracalba State School. It closed in 1941.[3]

In the 2011 census, the suburb recorded a population of 162 persons, with a median age of 32 years.[4]

In the 2016 census Bracalba had a population of 111 people.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Bracalba (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Bracalba – locality in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45366)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  4. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bracalba (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 January 2020. Edit this at Wikidata