Bowenville, Queensland facts for kids
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Bowenville looking southwards, May 2010
|Population||250 (2016 census locality)|
|• Density||0.839/km2 (2.17/sq mi)|
|Area||297.8 km2 (115.0 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
Bowenville is a rural town and locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. The town's economy rested on the rail industry and with the winding down of the railways the population declined. In the 2016 census, the locality of Bowenville had a population of 250 people.
Bowenville Post Office opened by June 1908 (a receiving office had been open from 1878).
Library services in Bowenville are provided by the Toowoomba Regional Council's mobile library service. The van visits Bowenville State School on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.
The Bowenville Reserve (Wainu), situated along the Oakey Creek, provides a free camping area with access to non-potable water and toilet facilities. There are also picnic areas, bins, shelters, tables, and a playground. Shore fishing, small water craft, and electric motors are permitted.
Bowenville State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Irvingdale Road (). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 15 students with 4 teachers (1 full-time equivalent) and 5 non-teaching staff (2 full-time equivalent).
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