Beebo is a rural locality in the Goondiwindi Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Beebo had a population of 84 people.[1]

History

Beebo was opened for selection on 17 April 1877; 21 square miles (54 km2) were available.[3]

The Beebo Provisional School opened on 4 November 1901 and became Beebo State School on 1 January 1909. The school closed on several occasions due to low student numbers, finally closing on 25 September 1964.[4]

In the 2016 census, Beebo had a population of 84 people.[1]


References

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Beebo (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Beebo - locality in Goondiwindi Region (entry 47795)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 6 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Proclamations under the New Land Acts". The Brisbane Courier. Queensland, Australia. 2 March 1877. p. 3. Retrieved 19 February 2020 – via Trove.
  4. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0