Ebbw Vale, Queensland

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Ebbw Vale
IpswichQueensland
Phillips Street Ebbw Vale, Queensland.jpg
Phillips Street, 2015
Population 536 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4304
Location
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Bundamba
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Ebbw Vale:
Bundamba Bundamba Dinmore
Bundamba Ebbw Vale New Chum
Bundamba New Chum New Chum

Ebbw Vale is a suburb of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. The name Ebbw Vale is of old Welsh origin. Ebbw Vale is named after the town of Ebbw Vale in Wales. Its name in Welsh is Glyn Ebwy.[2] The Cunningham Highway marks the eastern and southern boundaries of the suburb. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 526.[1]

Ebbw Vale is named after a coal mine which formerly operated in the area. The coal mine was named after the Welsh town of Ebbw Vale, Wales.[3]

Heritage listings[edit]

Ebbw Vale Memorial Park soccer field, 2015

Ebbw Vale has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Transport[edit]

Ebbw Vale railway station provides access to regular Queensland Rail City network services to Brisbane, Ipswich and Rosewood via Ipswich.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Ebbw Vale (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Ebbw Vale History". 
  3. ^ Placenames Archived July 4, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Ebbw Vale Memorial Park (entry 602433)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 9 July 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°36′S 152°50′E / 27.600°S 152.833°E / -27.600; 152.833