Toobeah

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Toobeah
Queensland
Toobeah is located in Queensland
Toobeah
Toobeah
Coordinates 28°24′0″S 149°53′0″E / 28.40000°S 149.88333°E / -28.40000; 149.88333Coordinates: 28°24′0″S 149°53′0″E / 28.40000°S 149.88333°E / -28.40000; 149.88333
Population 218 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4489
Location
LGA(s) Goondiwindi Region
State electorate(s) Southern Downs
Federal Division(s) Maranoa

Toobeah is a town and a locality in the Goondiwindi Region, Queensland, Australia.[2][3] At the 2011 census, Toobeah and the surrounding rural area had a population of 218.[1]

Geography[edit]

Toobeah is in the Darling Downs region. The town is on the Barwon Highway, 389 kilometres (242 mi) south west of the state capital, Brisbane.

History[edit]

The town takes its name from the railway station, which was used from 1910. The name is believed to be an Aboriginal word indicating to point, possibly because of the presence of a sign post at the road junction where the railway station was built.[4]

Amenities[edit]

Facilities in the town include the Coronation Hotel and a general store.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Toobeah". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 May 2013.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Toobeah - town in Goondiwindi Region (entry 34836)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 4 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "Toobeah - locality in Goondiwindi Region (entry 48442)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 4 July 2017. 
  4. ^ Cite error: The named reference qpnl2 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  5. ^ "Food and Liquor". Community Directory. Goondiwindi Regional Council. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 

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