Welsby, Queensland

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Coordinates: 26°59′10″S 153°07′23″E / 26.986°S 153.123°E / -26.986; 153.123[1]

Welsby
Queensland
Population 4 (2011 census)[2]
Postcode(s) 4507
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Glass House
Federal Division(s) Longman
Suburbs around Welsby:
Beerburrum Bribie Island North Pacific Ocean
Donnybrook
Meldale
Welsby Pacific Ocean
Toorbul White Patch
Banksia Beach
Woorim

Welsby is a coastal locality on Bribie Island withinthe Moreton Bay Region in Queensland, Australia.[3] It is nearly uninhabited, having only four permanent residents at the 2011 census.[2]

Geography[edit]

Welsby is the central part of Bribie Island. The Pumicestone Passage is its western coastal border and the Pacific Ocean is its eastern coastal border. Most of Welsby is within the Bribie Island National Park.

History[edit]

It is named for Thomas Welsby, a Queensland politician and sportsperson.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welsby (entry 45497)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 13 September 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Welsby (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 May 2014.  Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ a b "Welsby (entry 45497)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 May 2014.