Kureelpa, Queensland

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Kureelpa
Queensland
Kureelpa QLD 4560, Australia - panoramio.jpg
Kureelpa panorama, 2015
Kureelpa is located in Queensland
Kureelpa
Kureelpa
Coordinates 26°36′24″S 152°53′34″E / 26.6066°S 152.8927°E / -26.6066; 152.8927Coordinates: 26°36′24″S 152°53′34″E / 26.6066°S 152.8927°E / -26.6066; 152.8927
Postcode(s) 4560
Area 15.3 km2 (5.9 sq mi)
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s) Nicklin
Federal Division(s) Fairfax
Suburbs around Kureelpa:
Gheerulla Kiamba Image Flat
Gheerulla Kureelpa Highworth
Mapleton Dulong Burnside
Perwillowen

Kureelpa is a locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]

History[edit]

The name Kureelpa is reportedly derived from an Aboriginal name, Kuril-ba, meaning a place of rats and mice.[1]

Kureelpa Provisional School opened on 24 February 1914, becoming Kureelpa State School on 1 June 1916. The school closed on 1 December 1967.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kureelpa - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48715)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 6 August 2017. 
  2. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kureelpa, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons

  • "Kureelpa". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.