Willowbank, Queensland

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Willowbank
Queensland
Willowbank QLD 4306, Australia - panoramio (3).jpg
Willowbank, 2010
Willowbank is located in Queensland
Willowbank
Willowbank
Coordinates27°40′55″S 152°40′25″E / 27.6819°S 152.6736°E / -27.6819; 152.6736Coordinates: 27°40′55″S 152°40′25″E / 27.6819°S 152.6736°E / -27.6819; 152.6736
Population1,315 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density63.83/km2 (165.3/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4306
Area20.6 km2 (8.0 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)City of Ipswich
State electorate(s)Scenic Rim
Federal Division(s)Blair
Suburbs around Willowbank:
Jeebropilly Amberley Purga
Ebenezer Willowbank Purga
Mount Forbes Mutdapilly Purga

Willowbank is a rural locality in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Willowbank had a population of 1,315 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

The Cunningham Highway passes through the suburb from north to south.

Both the Willowbank Raceway and Queensland Raceway are located in the Ipswich Motorsport Precinct at Willowbank.

History[edit]

The name was introduced when "Willowbank Estate" was advertised for sale in February 1887.[2][3]

Amenities[edit]

The Ipswich City Council operates a fortnightly mobile library service which visits Heit Park.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Willowbank (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Willowbank - locality in City of Ipswich (entry 45089)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Classified Advertising". The Queenslander. XII (95). Queensland, Australia. 9 June 1877. p. 30. Retrieved 27 November 2019 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ "Ipswich Libraries: Mobile library schedule of stops - January to June 2018" (PDF). Ipswich City Council. Archived (PDF) from the original on 30 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.

External links[edit]

  • "Willowbank". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.