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Marburg weather radar, 2014
|LGA(s)||City of Ipswich|
|State electorate(s)||Ipswich West|
Tallegalla is a locality in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Australian Census the locality recorded a population of 549. The origin of the suburb name is from the Latin word Talegalla which was the genus name for the Brush-turkey. John Dart, the first to settle in the area, choose the name when he applied to open a postal receiving office at his farm.
Most of Tallegalla lies within the Lockyer Creek catchment area, but small portion exist in both the Brisbane River and Bremer River catchments. In the west of Tallegalla, the terrain is elevated by the Little Liverpool Range.
In 1879, a school was constructed. The Marburg railway line, which operated from 1911 to 1964, had a station at Tallegalla.
Tallegalla has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- Rosewood-Minden Road: the former Tallegalla State School
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