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′S 152°50′E / 27°S 152.83°E / -27; 152.83Coordinates: 27°00′S 152°50′E / 27°S 152.83°E / -27; 152.83
Population162 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4512
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 of the Moreton Bay Region in Queensland, Australia.[2]

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.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bracalba (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 January 2020. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Bracalba (entry 45366)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  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