Ebbw Vale, Queensland

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Ebbw Vale
IpswichQueensland
Phillips Street Ebbw Vale, Queensland.jpg
Phillips Street, 2015
Population536 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s)4304
Location
LGA(s)City of Ipswich
State electorate(s)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.

Geography[edit]

The Cunningham Highway marks the eastern and southern boundaries of the suburb.

History[edit]

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.[2] Its name in Welsh is Glyn Ebwy.[3]

In 1927, Stafford Brothers of Bundamba were selling 38 suburban blocks in the Whitwood Estate, bounded by Brisbane Road to the north-west, Ciarns Road to the south and on both sides of the Robert Street.[4][5]

At the 2011 census the suburb recorded a population of 526.[1]

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. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Placenames Archived July 4, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Ebbw Vale History".
  4. ^ "Whitwood Estate". 1927. hdl:10462/deriv/251714. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  5. ^ "Advertising". Queensland Times. LXVII (12, 727). Queensland, Australia. 7 May 1927. p. 16 (DAILY.). Retrieved 26 November 2019 – via National Library of Australia.
  6. ^ "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