Kerry, Queensland

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Kerry
Queensland
Paddocks at Kerry by Albert River.jpg
Fields along Albert River, 2014
Kerry is located in Queensland
Kerry
Kerry
Coordinates 28°6′S 153°1′E / 28.100°S 153.017°E / -28.100; 153.017Coordinates: 28°6′S 153°1′E / 28.100°S 153.017°E / -28.100; 153.017
Population 433 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4285
LGA(s) Scenic Rim Region
State electorate(s) Scenic Rim
Federal Division(s) Wright
Localities around Kerry:
Cryna Beaudesert
Nindooinbah
Nindooinbah
Tabooba
Laravale
Kerry Cainbable
Christmas Creek Darlington O'Reilly

Kerry is a locality in the Scenic Rim Region of South East Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Australian Census Kerry recorded a population of 433.[1]

History[edit]

Kerry Post Office opened on 1 July 1927 and closed in 1939.[2]

Heritage listings[edit]

Kerry has the following heritage-listed sites:

  • 1823 Kerry Road: St John’s Catholic Church and Cemetery [3]

Notable people[edit]

Bernard O'Reilly headstone, St Johns Catholic Church, Kerry
  • Bernard O'Reilly, the bushman and author is buried in St John's Catholic Church cemetery

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Kerry recorded a population of 433 people, 48.7% female and 51.3% male.[1] The median age of the Kerry population was 44 years, 7 years above the national median of 37. 87.9% of people living in Kerry were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 2.1%, New Zealand 1.2%, Germany 0.7%, Ireland 0.7%, Belgium 0.7%. 93.5% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.7% Indonesian, 0.7% Spanish.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Kerry (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 August 2014.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Local Heritage Register" (PDF). Scenic Rim Regional Council. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kerry, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons