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Theebine
Queensland
Theebine Hotel 2010.JPG
Theebine Hotel
Population: 182
Postcode: 4570
Location:
LGA:
  • Gympie Region
  • Fraser Coast Region
State District: Maryborough
Federal Division: Wide Bay
Localities around Theebine:
Miva Paterson Gootchie
Miva ' Kanigan
Miva Scotchy Pocket Gunalda

Theebine is a small town and locality split between the Gympie Region and the Fraser Coast Region, both in Queensland, Australia. In the 2011 census, Theebine had a population of 182 people.

Geography

The town is located 204 kilometres (127 mi) north of the Queensland's capital city, Brisbane. Most of the locality and the town is within Gympie Region with only a small area in the north-east in the Fraser Coast Region. The western boundary of the locality is the Mary River. The North Coast railway line passes through the locality from south to north with the Theebine railway station serving the town. The former Kingaroy railway line (later the Nanango railway line) branched at Theebine with the Dickabram railway station (25°57′13″S 152°30′02″E / 25.95361°S 152.50056°E / -25.95361; 152.50056 (Dickabram railway station)) located in Theebine just before the Dickabram Bridge over the Mary River.

History

The town was originally established to service the railway junction where the Kingaroy line branched from the North Coast railway line.

The Theebine Hotel was first built in 1909.

The Kilkivan Junction Provisional School opened in 1889 and became Kilkivan Junction State School on 1 Jan 1909. In 1910 it was renamed Theebine State School.

Heritage listings

Theebine has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

  • across the Mary River: Dickabram Bridge

Attractions

The town is best known for the restored Theebine Hotel, a tourist attraction.

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