Riverleigh is a rural locality in the North Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Riverleigh had a population of 80 people.[1]

Geography

The locality is bounded to the north, west and south by the Burnett River. The land is used for farming.[3]

History

Riverleigh State School opened on 19 January 1914. The school was mothballed at the end of 2009 and closed at the end of 2010.[4] The school was located at 289 Coonambula-Eidsvold Road (25°35′08″S 151°12′44″E / 25.5855°S 151.2121°E / -25.5855; 151.2121 (Riverleigh State School)).[5]

References

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Riverleigh (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Riverleigh - locality in North Burnett Region (entry 45413)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  5. ^ Chiclcott, Tanya; Vlasic, Kimberley (7 June 2013). "Full school asssets sale list". The Courier-Mail. Retrieved 30 October 2019.