Mount Barney, Queensland

Mount Barney is a locality within the Scenic Rim Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]

Mount Barney
Queensland
Looking across the farmland to Mount Barney, 2013
Mount Barney
Coordinates28°16′39″S 152°42′28″E
Postcode(s)4287
Location120 km (75 mi) SSW of Brisbane
LGA(s)Scenic Rim Region
State electorate(s)Scenic Rim
Federal Division(s)Wright
Suburbs around Mount Barney:
Burnett Creek Maroon Barney View
Burnett Creek Mount Barney Palen Creek
New South Wales Mount Lindesay Palen Creek

Geography

The locality takes its name from the mountain of the same name which occupies most of the western side of the locality, is part of the Mount Barney National Park and is undeveloped bushland. Farm land lies in a valley of the Logan River in the eastern part of the locality which separates the mountain Mount Barney from Mount Gillies in the very east of the locality. There are crops and grazing in the valley.[2]

History

The Thulumbah Provisional School opened in 1901 and became Thulumbah State School on 1 January 1909. In 1916 it was renamed Mount Barney State School. The school closed in 1962.[3]

References

  1. "Mount Barney - locality (entry 45169)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  2. "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  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

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