Veresdale, Queensland

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Veresdale
Queensland
Beaudesert railway line at Veresdale.jpg
Postcode(s) 4285
Location 49 km (30 mi) south of Brisbane
LGA(s) Logan City, Scenic Rim
State electorate(s) Scenic Rim
Federal Division(s) Wright
Suburbs around Veresdale:
Allenview Woodhill Veresdale Scrub
Allenview Veresdale Veresdale Scrub
Gleneagle Beaudesert Birnam

Veresdale is a locality split between the City of Logan and the Scenic Rim Region, Queensland, Australia.[1][2]

History[edit]

Robert Towns established a cotton plantation called Townsvale in the area now known as Veresdale and Gleneagle. In 1863, he imported 73 Melanesians (locally known as Kanakas) to work on the plantation.[3]

Formerly in the Shire of Beaudesert, Veresdale was split between Logan City and Scenic Rim Region following the local government amalgamations in March 2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Veresdale (Logan City) (entry 45292)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Veresdale (Scenic Rim Region) (entry 45199)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Veresdale". Suburbs. Logan City Council. Retrieved 6 May 2014.

Coordinates: 27°54′32″S 152°58′41″E / 27.9089°S 152.978°E / -27.9089; 152.978