Elliott Heads, Queensland

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Elliott Heads
Queensland
Elliott Heads is located in Queensland
Elliott Heads
Elliott Heads
Coordinates 24°55′0″S 152°29′0″E / 24.91667°S 152.48333°E / -24.91667; 152.48333Coordinates: 24°55′0″S 152°29′0″E / 24.91667°S 152.48333°E / -24.91667; 152.48333
Population 810 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4670
Location
LGA(s) Bundaberg Region
State electorate(s) Burnett
Federal Division(s) Hinkler

Elliott Heads is a town in the Bundaberg region of Queensland, Australia. The town is located at the mouth of the Elliott River, 359 kilometres (223 mi) north of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Elliott Heads had a population of 810.[1] Elliott Heads is surrounded by small crop and sugarcane farms and is a popular recreation area, offering both surf and stillwater areas for swimming, fishing, sailboarding and jet skiing.[2] Barolin House, constructed as a summer residence by a family with a grazing property near Gin Gin is a distinctive local landmark.[3]

History[edit]

Elliott Heads Post Office opened by January 1952 and closed in 1986.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Elliott Heads (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-10-28. 
  2. ^ "Elliott Heads". Shire of Burnett. Archived from the original on 4 May 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-19. 
  3. ^ "Elliott Heads". Travelmate.com.au. Retrieved 2007-06-19. 
  4. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 

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