Dalveen, Queensland facts for kids
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Mob of black sheep, Braeside Homestead, 1894
|Population||335 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1.2312/km2 (3.189/sq mi)|
|Area||272.1 km2 (105.1 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||Southern Downs Region|
|State electorate(s)||Southern Downs|
Stanthorpe Road Provisional School opened on 12 August 1878. In 1879 it was renamed North Maryland Provisional School. In 1892 it was renamed Dalveen State School on 18 January 1892.
Cherry Gully Post Office opened on 1 January 1880 and was replaced by Dalveen Post Office in 1881.
St Barnabas Anglican Church was built in 1903.
Dalveen has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
St Barnabas Anglican Church holds a service on the 4th Sunday of each month.
The Dalveen public hall and Dalveen State School are both in Pine Crescent.
The New England Highway passes north-south through Dalveen.
The Southern railway line passes through Dalveen; the hilly terrain necessitated two tunnels known as the Dalveen Tunnel and the Cherry Gully Tunnel and a rail bridge over Old Stanthorpe Road. The line is no longer in active service.
Dalveen State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 40 Pine Crescent (). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 16 students with 2 teachers (1 full-time equivalent) and 6 non-teaching staff (2 full-time equivalent).
- William Allan, Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly, Member of the Queensland Legislative Council, owner of Braeside Homestead
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