Haigslea, Queensland

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Haigslea
IpswichQueensland
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Population 414 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4306
Location
LGA(s)
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Haigslea:
Glamorgan Vale Glamorgan Vale Borallon
Marburg Haigslea Ironbark
Mount Marrow Thagoona Walloon

Haigslea is a suburb split between the Somerset Region and the City of Ipswich in South East Queensland, Australia.[2][3] At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 414.[1]

History[edit]

The suburb is named after General Douglas Haig. He served in India in 1887. He was appointed as the regiment's adjutant in 1888, and appointed as Commander-in-chief of the British Army in France from 1915 to 1918. The area was named Kirchheim, but was renamed Haigslea due to anti-German sentiment during the First World War.[2][3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Haigslea is 414, 48.1% female and 51.9% male.[1] The median/average age of the Haigslea population is 43 years of age, 6 years above the Australian average. 84.4% of people living in Haigslea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.4%, New Zealand 1.9%, Germany 0.7%, Ireland 0.7%, Barbados 0.7%. 94.7% of people speak English as their first language 1% Czech.[1]

Education[edit]

  • Haigslea State School caters for students Prep to Year 6. [4] The school opened on 12 July 1876. [5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Haigslea (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 August 2014.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Haigslea - locality in Somerset Region (entry 44941)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 21 June 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Haigslea - locality in City of Ipswich (entry 45050)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 21 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "Haigslea State School". Retrieved 26 January 2018. 
  5. ^ "Queensland schools opening dates". Retrieved 26 January 2018. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°34′S 152°38′E / 27.567°S 152.633°E / -27.567; 152.633