Lake Manchester, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLake Manchester
|Population||0 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
(Pullenvale Ward), Somerset Region
|State electorate(s)||Electoral district of Moggill|
Lake Manchester is both a lake in the City of Brisbane and the surrounding locality which is split between the City of Brisbane and Somerset Region in Queensland, Australia. It is 30 kilometres (19 mi) west of the CBD. At the 2011 Australian Census there was no person recorded as living within the locality.
The locality is mostly undeveloped mountainous terrain of the south west D'Aguilar Range. The north of the suburb is part of the D'Aguilar National Park and most of the southern parts belong to the Brisbane State Forest.
The locality is named after the lake which was created by the Lake Manchester Dam constructed between 1912 and 1916. It is named after civil engineer, Ernest James Theodore Manchester, who was the President of the Metropolitan Water and Sewerage Board from 1909 to 1928.
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