Woodhill, Queensland

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Woodhill
Logan CityQueensland
Logan River at Woodhill, Queensland.jpg
Woodhill is located in Queensland
Woodhill
Woodhill
Coordinates27°53′07″S 152°58′24″E / 27.8852°S 152.9733°E / -27.8852; 152.9733 (Woodhill (centre of locality))Coordinates: 27°53′07″S 152°58′24″E / 27.8852°S 152.9733°E / -27.8852; 152.9733 (Woodhill (centre of locality))
Population723 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density53.96/km2 (139.7/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4285
Area13.4 km2 (5.2 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Logan City
State electorate(s)Scenic Rim
Federal Division(s)Wright
Suburbs around Woodhill:
Kagaru Cedar Grove Cedar Vale
Allenview Woodhill Veresdale Scrub
Allenview Veresdale Veresdale

'Woodhill is a rural locality in the City of Logan, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Woodhill had a population of 723 people.[1]

History[edit]

Townsvale National School opened on 2 June 1873. On 1 January 1874 it was became Veresdale State School. In 1899 it was renamed Woodhill State School.[3][4]

Woodhill railway station (27°53′35″S 152°58′23″E / 27.8931°S 152.9731°E / -27.8931; 152.9731 (Woodhill railway station)) was on the disused Beaudesert railway line from Bethania to Beaudesert.[5] The line opened on 16 May 1888.[6]

Formerly in the Shire of Beaudesert, Woodhill became part of Logan City following the local government amalgamations in March 2008.

In the 2011 census, Woodhill had a population of 423.[7]

In the 2016 census Woodhill had a population of 723 people.[1]

Education[edit]

Woodhill State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 6027 Mount Lindesay Highway (27°53′34″S 152°58′25″E / 27.8929°S 152.9737°E / -27.8929; 152.9737 (Woodhill State School)).[8][9] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 211 students with 16 teachers (14 full-time equivalent) and 13 non-teaching staff (8 full-time equivalent).[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Woodhill (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Woodhill – locality in City of Logan (entry 45298)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  4. ^ "Woodhill". Suburbs. Logan City Council. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Woodhill – railway station in Logan City (entry 37974)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 2 April 2020.
  6. ^ Kerr, John (1990). Triumph of narrow gauge : a history of Queensland Railways. Boolarong Publications. p. 224. ISBN 978-0-86439-102-5.
  7. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Woodhill (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 May 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  8. ^ "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  9. ^ "Woodhill State School". Archived from the original on 27 July 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  10. ^ "ACARA School Profile 2018". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Archived from the original on 27 August 2020. Retrieved 28 January 2020.