Jeebropilly, Queensland

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Jeebropilly
IpswichQueensland
Postcode(s) 4340
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Scenic Rim
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Jeebropilly:
Rosewood Thagoona Walloon
Ebenezer Jeebropilly Amberley
Ebenezer Willowbank Willowbank

Jeebropilly is a locality in the City of Ipswich local government area in Queensland, Australia.[1]

Geography[edit]

This location is situated at the junction of the Ipswich - Rosewood Road and the Ebenezer Road, 42 km (26 mi) from the Brisbane CBD. It is within the County of Churchill.

History[edit]

The origin of the name is from an Aboriginal word meaning flying squirrel gully.[1]

Economy[edit]

New Hope Corporation Ltd has restarted mining coal at its Jeebropilly coal mine, which it had previously closed in 2007.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jeebropilly - locality (entry 45053)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 21 June 2017. 
  2. ^ Coal miner cashes in on high export prices Retrieved on 28-1-2009

Coordinates: 27°39′S 152°39′E / 27.650°S 152.650°E / -27.650; 152.650