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Chambers Flat
Logan CityQueensland
Tamborine Mountain from Chambers Flat.JPG
Tamborine Mountain seen from Chambers Flat, 2014
Chambers Flat is located in Queensland
Chambers Flat
Chambers Flat
Coordinates 27°44′48″S 153°04′46″E / 27.7466°S 153.0794°E / -27.7466; 153.0794Coordinates: 27°44′48″S 153°04′46″E / 27.7466°S 153.0794°E / -27.7466; 153.0794
Population 2,331 (2016 census)
 • Density 105.95/km2 (274.4/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4133
Area 22.0 km2 (8.5 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 30 km (19 mi) S of Brisbane CBD
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Logan
Federal Division(s) Forde
Suburbs around Chambers Flat:
Park Ridge South Park Ridge Logan Reserve
Munruben Chambers Flat Buccan
Stockleigh Stockleigh Logan Village

Chambers Flat is a rural locality in the City of Logan, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Chambers Flat had a population of 2,331 people.

Geography

The southern and eastern boundary of Chambers Flat follows the Logan River.

History

Pastoral runs were established in the district from the early 1840s. John Chambers took up land in the area in 1848, and the district is presumably named after him.

Chambers Flat Provisional School opened on 27 October 1890 under head teacher Miss Mary Curran. It became Chambers Flat State School in 1909. It closed on 3 August 1921.

Formerly in the Shire of Beaudesert, Chambers Flat became part of Logan City following the local government amalgamations in March 2008.

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Chambers Flat was 2,464 with 50.2% of the population female and 49.8% male. The median/average age of the Chambers Flat population recorded a population of 42 people years of age, 5 years above the Australian average. 75.3% of people living in Chambers Flat were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6%, New Zealand 4.2%, Taiwan 1.1%, Laos 1.1%, Vietnam 1%. 86.8% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 2.3% Hmong, 1.3% Vietnamese, 1.2% Mandarin, 1.1% Mon-Khmer, nec, 0.7% Khmer.

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