Bellthorpe, Queensland

Bellthorpe is a locality in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[1] Much of the area is protected within the Bellthorpe National Park.

Bellthorpe
Queensland
Postcode(s)4514
Area74.2 km2 (28.6 sq mi)
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Glass House
Federal Division(s)Fisher
Suburbs around Bellthorpe:
Sandy Creek Conondale Booroobin
Sandy Creek Bellthorpe Stanmore
Sandy Creek Stony Creek Woodford

GeographyEdit

The south of Bellthorpe lies within the Stanley River catchment. In the north Kilcoy Creek flows into the Mary River.[2]

Bellthorpe West is a neighbourhood in the north-west of the locality (26°49′23″S 152°40′46″E / 26.82306°S 152.67944°E / -26.82306; 152.67944 (Bellthorpe West)).[3]

HistoryEdit

Bellthorpe Provisional School opened on 22 April 1919, closing in 1922 due to low student numbers. However, it re-opened in 1923 and became Bellthorpe State School in 1927. It closed in 1969.[4]

Bellthorpe West Provisional School opened on 21 March 1955, becoming Bellthorpe West State School in 1959. It also closed in 1969.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bellthorpe (entry 45483)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Bellthorpe West - neighbourhood in the Moreton Bay Region (entry 2228)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  4. ^ a b Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0

Coordinates: 26°50′39″S 152°43′06″E / 26.8442°S 152.7182°E / -26.8442; 152.7182