Commissioners Flat

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Commissioners Flat
Queensland
Commissioners Flat is located in Queensland
Commissioners Flat
Commissioners Flat
Coordinates26°52′23″S 152°50′29″E / 26.87306°S 152.84139°E / -26.87306; 152.84139Coordinates: 26°52′23″S 152°50′29″E / 26.87306°S 152.84139°E / -26.87306; 152.84139
Postcode(s)4514
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Glass House
Federal Division(s)Longman
Suburbs around Commissioners Flat:
Cedarton Peachester Peachester
Cedarton Commissioners Flat Peachester
Stanmore Woodford Glass House Mountains

Commissioners Flat is a locality of the Moreton Bay Region in Queensland, Australia.[1]

History[edit]

It was named after Stephen Simpson, the Queensland commissioner of lands, who used the area as a camp site in the mid-19th century.[1] Although the normal rules of English grammar would suggest that the locality name should be spelled with a possessive apostrophe, the official titles of place names in Queensland do not include that particular punctuation.[2]

Geography[edit]

The eastern border is marked by the Stanley River. Peachester State Forest occupies the eastern half of Commissioners Flat.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Commissioners Flat (entry 45486)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  2. ^ "(Place) Naming principles". Queensland Government. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2014.