Geham

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Geham
Queensland
Argyle Homestead (2009).jpg
Argyle Homestead, 2009
Geham is located in Queensland
Geham
Geham
Coordinates 27°23′11″S 152°00′32″E / 27.3864°S 152.0090°E / -27.3864; 152.0090Coordinates: 27°23′11″S 152°00′32″E / 27.3864°S 152.0090°E / -27.3864; 152.0090
Population 489 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4352
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Condamine
Federal Division(s) Groom
Suburbs around Geham:
Groomsville Groomsville
Merritts Creek
Merritts Creek
Groomsville Geham Mount Luke
Kleinton Cabarlah Fifteen Mile

Geham is a small rural community in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] At the 2016 Australian Census, Geham recorded a population of 489.[1]

Geography[edit]

The New England Highway passes through Geham. The northwest boundary is aligned with Cooby Creek.

History[edit]

A Highfields Post Office opened on 1 January 1868 and was renamed Geham in 1876.[3]

Heritage listings[edit]

Geham has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Geham (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Geham (entry 47946)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Argyle Homestead (entry 600436)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 July 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Geham, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons