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Broxburn
Queensland
Fields at Broxburn.jpg
Farms along Southbrook Road, 2014
Broxburn is located in Queensland
Broxburn
Broxburn
Coordinates 27°43′54″S 151°42′14″E / 27.7316°S 151.7038°E / -27.7316; 151.7038 (Broxburn (centre of locality))
Population 153 (2016 census)
 • Density 4.781/km2 (12.38/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4356
Area 32.0 km2 (12.4 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Condamine
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Broxburn:
Linthorpe Linthorpe Southbrook
Pittsworth Broxburn Southbrook
Pittsworth Felton Felton

Broxburn is a rural locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Broxburn had a population of 153 people.

Geography

The northwest boundary follows the Gore Highway. Close to the northern boundary is the Millmerran railway line which had a stop at Broxburn.

History

The Broxburn Provisional School opened on 13 June 1898. In 1909, it became Broxburn State School. It closed in 1959.

Economy

There are a number of homesteads in the locality, including:

  • Albion Park (27°43′00″S 151°41′25″E / 27.7167°S 151.6902°E / -27.7167; 151.6902 (Albion Park (homestead)))
  • Dalhiem Park (27°42′23″S 151°41′27″E / 27.7064°S 151.6909°E / -27.7064; 151.6909 (Dalhiem Park (homestead)))
  • East Lynne (27°43′00″S 151°43′10″E / 27.7166°S 151.7195°E / -27.7166; 151.7195 (East Lynne (homestead)))
  • Glenhaven (27°41′32″S 151°40′52″E / 27.6923°S 151.6811°E / -27.6923; 151.6811 (Glenhaven (homestead)))
  • Greystones (27°41′38″S 151°42′04″E / 27.6939°S 151.7012°E / -27.6939; 151.7012 (Greystones (homestead)))
  • Helgar Park (27°41′51″S 151°41′51″E / 27.6976°S 151.6976°E / -27.6976; 151.6976 (Helgar Park (homestead)))
  • Highland View (27°43′00″S 151°41′36″E / 27.7166°S 151.6934°E / -27.7166; 151.6934 (Highland View (homestead)))
  • Hulilou (27°42′14″S 151°41′45″E / 27.7039°S 151.6957°E / -27.7039; 151.6957 (Hulilou (homestead)))
  • Nevertire (27°42′26″S 151°41′27″E / 27.7072°S 151.6907°E / -27.7072; 151.6907 (Nevertire (homestead)))
  • Peppertree (27°41′52″S 151°42′33″E / 27.6978°S 151.7093°E / -27.6978; 151.7093 (Peppertree (homestead)))
  • Rockmount (27°44′04″S 151°43′11″E / 27.7344°S 151.7198°E / -27.7344; 151.7198 (Rockmount (homestead)))
  • Rogar Park (27°45′05″S 151°42′01″E / 27.7515°S 151.7004°E / -27.7515; 151.7004 (Rogar Park (homestead)))
  • Tullawood (27°43′48″S 151°40′35″E / 27.7301°S 151.6763°E / -27.7301; 151.6763 (Tullawood (homestead)))

Education

There are no schools in Broxburn. The nearest government primary schools are Pittsworth State School in neighbouring Pittsworth to the west and Southbrook Central State School in neighbouring Southbrook to the north-east. The nearest government secondary school is Pittsworth State High School in Pittsworth.

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