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Crossdale
Queensland
Paddocks Crossdale Queensland.jpg
Paddocks along Wivenhoe Somerset Dam Road, 2015
Crossdale is located in Queensland
Crossdale
Crossdale
Location in Queensland
Population 75 (2016 census)
 • Density 0.658/km2 (1.70/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4312
Area 114.0 km2 (44.0 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s) Somerset Region
State electorate(s) Nanango
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Crossdale:
Hazeldean Westvale Mount Byron
Somerset Dam
Lake Wivenhoe
Crossdale Mount Byron
Bryden
Lake Wivenhoe Lake Wivenhoe Bryden

Crossdale is a rural locality in the Somerset Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Crossdale had a population of 75 people.

Geography

Dam wall seen from The Spit, Somerset Dam
The vegetated slopes of Little Mount Brisbane (left of image)

Part of the western boundary of Crossdale follows the Stanley River. Some of the waters of Somerset Dam are within the locality. Crossdale is relatively large and has a diverse topography. In the north east the elevations rises along the north of the D'Aguilar Range. Little Mount Brisbane is located close to the Somerset Dam wall. In the south another hilly area reaches heights greater than 300 m around McKey Hill. A majority of the locality is devoid of vegetation although the slopes remain covered by bushland.


Education

There are no schools in Crossdale. The nearest primary schools are Toogoolawah State School in Toogoolawah to the west and Fernvale State School in Fernvale to the south-west. The nearest secondary schools are Toogoolawah State High School in Toogoolawah to the west and Kilcoy State High School in Kilcoy to the north.

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