Marburg weather radar, 2014
|LGA(s)||City of Ipswich|
|State electorate(s)||Ipswich West|
Most of Tallegalla lies within the Lockyer Creek catchment area, but small portion exist in both the Brisbane River and Bremer River catchments. In the west of Tallegalla, the terrain is elevated by the Little Liverpool Range.
The origin of the suburb name is from the Latin word Talegalla which was the genus name for the Brush-turkey. John Dart, the first to settle in the area, choose the name when he applied to open a postal receiving office at his farm.
In 1879, a school was constructed.
The Marburg railway line, which operated from 1911 to 1964, had a station at Tallegalla.
Tallegalla has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Tallegalla (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
- "Talegalla (entry 45101)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
- Environmental Protection Agency (Queensland) (2000). Heritage Trails of the Great South East. State of Queensland. p. 70. ISBN 0-7345-1008-X.
- "Tallegalla State School (former) (entry 601687)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 9 July 2013.
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