Moola, Queensland

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Moola
Queensland
Moola is located in Queensland
Moola
Moola
Coordinates 27°02′20″S 151°33′53″E / 27.0388°S 151.5647°E / -27.0388; 151.5647Coordinates: 27°02′20″S 151°33′53″E / 27.0388°S 151.5647°E / -27.0388; 151.5647
Population 325 (2006 census)[1] (2006 Census)
 • Density 1.3985/km2 (3.622/sq mi)
Established 1800s (approx.)
Postcode(s) 4406
Elevation 460 m (1,509 ft)
Area 232.4 km2 (89.7 sq mi)
Location
LGA(s) Western Downs Region
State electorate(s) Warrego
Federal Division(s) Maranoa
Localities around Moola:
Bell Bunya Mountains Rangemore
Kaimkillenbun Moola Maclagan
Irvingdale Quinalow Malling

Moola is a locality in the Western Downs Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] At the 2006 census, Moola had a population of 325.[1]

Geography[edit]

Moola is 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of the Warrego Highway east of Dalby. [3]

History[edit]

The name Moola is claimed by Archibald Meston to mean possum.[2]

Moola Post Office opened by 1915 closed in 1962.[4]

Moola Provisional School opened on 18 January 1904, becoming Moola State School on 1 January 1909. The school closed on 15 December 1967.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Moola (Wambo Shire) (State Suburb". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Moola - locality in Western Downs Region (entry 47729)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  3. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 18 September 2017. 
  4. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  5. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0