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Charlwood
Queensland
Jensen house, Charlwood, 1898.jpg
Jensen house, Charlwood, 1898. Pictured are Mr and Mrs Reiner Jensen with sons Peter and Claus, daughter Ida (Mrs Turner) and grandson James Turner.
Population 415 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4309
Location
  • 15.9 km (10 mi) W of Boonah
  • 55.0 km (34 mi) W of Beaudesert
  • 97.1 km (60 mi) SW of Brisbane
LGA(s) Scenic Rim Region
State electorate(s) Beaudesert
Federal Division(s) Wright
Suburbs around Charlwood:
Aratula Morwincha Fassifern Valley
Mount Edwards Charlwood Mount French
Moogerah Mount Alford Bunjurgen

Charlwood is a locality in the Scenic Rim Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2011 census, Charlwood had a population of 415 people.

Geography

Most of Charlwood is approximately 100-150 metres above sea level and predominantly used for farming and grazing. In the south-west edge of the locality are the lower slopes of Little Mount Edwards. In the eastern edge of the locality are the lower slopes of Mount French. Reynolds Creek flows from Lake Moogerah in the south-west of neighbouring Moogerah through to the north of the locality into Morwincha and Fassifern Valley and ultimately into the Bremer River.

History

The Charlwood Provisional School opened on 20 January 1897. It became Charlwood State School on 1 January 1909. It closed in August 1958.

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