Pechey State Forest, 2014
The town was named after Edward Wilmot Pechey (Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly for the Electoral district of Aubigny 1873-1877). He was also a surveyor and sawmill owner. Pechey Post Office opened on 1 July 1927 (a receiving office had been open from 1888) and closed in 1971.
Pechey has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- "Pechey (entry 48034)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 20 November 2014.
- "Pechey, Queensland". Google Maps. Retrieved 20 November 2014.
- Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
- "Pechey Forestry Arboretum (entry 601882)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
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