Elimbah, Queensland

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Elimbah
Queensland
Population3,963 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4516
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Pumicestone
Glass House
Federal Division(s)Fisher, Longman
Suburbs around Elimbah:
Woodford Beerburrum Beerburrum
Wamuran Elimbah Donnybrook
Wamuran Caboolture Toorbul

Elimbah is a town and locality in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2][3] It is located north of the larger centre of Caboolture, and south of Beerburrum. In the 2016 census, the suburb recorded a population of 3,963 persons.[1]

History[edit]

Elimbah State School opened on 3 November 1915.[4]

Twin View State School opened on 4 January 1921 and closed in October 1924.[5] The building was then relocated to Wamuran to be the new school building for Wamuran State School.[6]

Geography[edit]

The Bruce Highway passes from south to north through the locality.[7]

Elimbah railway station is located in the suburb, and is serviced by Queensland Rail City network services on the Sunshine Coast railway line. Located south of the station is the Elimbah stabling yard.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 census, Elimbah recorded a population of 3,963 people, 48.7% female and 51.3% male.

  • The median age of the Elimbah population was 39 years, one year older than the national median.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.2% of the population.
  • 80.7% of people were born in Australia. The next most common countries of birth were England 3.9% and New Zealand 3.7%.
  • 90.1% of people spoke only English at home.
  • The most common responses for religion were No Religion 30.6%, Catholic 21.5% and Anglican 17.3%.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Elimbah (Caboolture Shire) (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 22 September 2018. Edit this at WikidataCC-BY icon.svg Material was copied from this source, which is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License Archived 2017-10-16 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Elimbah - town in Moreton Bay Region (entry 11475)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Elimbah - locality in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45434)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  5. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  6. ^ "WAMURAN SCHOOL". The Brisbane Courier (20, 972). Queensland, Australia. 13 April 1925. p. 9. Retrieved 27 November 2019 – via National Library of Australia.
  7. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 13 April 2017.

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Coordinates: 27°00′54″S 152°56′49″E / 27.015°S 152.947°E / -27.015; 152.947