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Baree is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 164 (2016 census)
 • Density 117/km2 (300/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4714
Area 1.4 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Rockhampton Region
State electorate(s) Mirani
Federal Division(s) Flynn
Localities around Baree:
The Mine Moongan Leydens Hill
The Mine Baree Leydens Hill
Walterhall Walterhall Mount Morgan

Baree is a rural locality in the Rockhampton Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Baree had a population of 164 people.


The name Baree is thought to be an Aboriginal word meaning either crooked (winding) creek or timber.

Baree Post Office opened by 1917 (a receiving office had been open from around 1901) and closed in 1975.

Heritage listings

Baree has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


There are no schools in Baree. The nearest government primary and secondary schools are Mount Morgan State School and Mount Morgan State High School, both in neighbouring Mount Morgan to the south-east.

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