Place name details


Place type City, Town, Township
Local authority South Burnett Regional
Status Approved & Current
Plan number
Narrative Town and railway station name derived from Blackbutt Range, named in 1863 by Surveyor Edward Millington, after Waka language Dungibara dialect word indicating Blackbutt tree (Eucalyptus Pilularis). Referred originally to what is now Township of Benarkin, the name being transferred at the opening of the railway to Benarkin in 1911.
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Latitude: 26° 53′ 08″ S
Longitude: 152° 06′ 10″ E
Datum: GDA94
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