Withcott

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Withcott
Queensland
Withcott Hotel in Withcott Qld.jpg
Withcott Hotel
Withcott is located in Queensland
Withcott
Withcott
Coordinates27°33′0″S 152°01′0″E / 27.55000°S 152.01667°E / -27.55000; 152.01667Coordinates: 27°33′0″S 152°01′0″E / 27.55000°S 152.01667°E / -27.55000; 152.01667
Population1,000 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4352
Location
LGA(s)Lockyer Valley Region
State electorate(s)Lockyer
Federal Division(s)Wright

Withcott is a town in the Lockyer Valley region of Queensland, Australia. The town is located on the Warrego Highway, 116 kilometres (72 mi) west of the state capital, Brisbane and 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of the regional centre of Toowoomba.

History[edit]

At the 2006 census, Withcott had a population of 1,000.[1]

During the 2010–2011 Queensland floods, Withcott suffered extensive damage when a flash flood hit the town on 10 January 2011.[2]

Community groups[edit]

The Upper Lockyer Withcott branch of the Queensland Country Women's Association meets at 4 Biggs Road, adjoining to the Warrego Highway. This was demolished in late 2018 and has since been turned into a public day use facility, containing a bathroom and undercover dining & seating area. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Withcott (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 January 2011.
  2. ^ Johnson, Callum (10 January 2010). "Withcott evacuated". Toowoomba Chronicle. Retrieved 11 January 2011.
  3. ^ "Branch Locations". Queensland Country Women's Association. Retrieved 26 December 2018.