Tallegalla, Queensland

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Ridge Tallegalla.jpg
Marburg weather radar, 2014
Population549 (2011)[1]
LGA(s)City of Ipswich
State electorate(s)Ipswich West
Federal Division(s)Blair
Suburbs around Tallegalla:
Minden Lark Hill
Hatton Vale Tallegalla Mount Marrow
Woolshed The Bluff

Tallegalla is a rural locality in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.


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.[2] John Dart, the first to settle in the area, choose the name when he applied to open a postal receiving office at his farm.[3]

In 1879, a school was constructed.[3]

The Marburg railway line, which operated from 1911 to 1964, had a station at Tallegalla.

At the 2011 census the locality recorded a population of 549.[1]

Heritage listings[edit]

Tallegalla has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Tallegalla (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 August 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Talegalla (entry 45101)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
  3. ^ a b Environmental Protection Agency (Queensland) (2000). Heritage Trails of the Great South East. State of Queensland. p. 70. ISBN 0-7345-1008-X.
  4. ^ "Tallegalla State School (former) (entry 601687)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 9 July 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Tallegalla, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 27°35′S 152°33′E / 27.583°S 152.550°E / -27.583; 152.550