Waterford West

Waterford West is a residential suburb in Logan City, immediately west of the Logan River and Waterford. Loganlea and the Gold Coast railway are to its north.

Waterford was the area first settled by Europeans, but a ferry from there to Waterford West, across the Logan River near today's Brisbane-Beenleigh Road, started in about 1863. There was a farm settlement around Tygum Lagoon, and an ill-fated land subdivision defined by today's Wharf and William Streets in 1865. The Tygum sugar mill (1870) was built on the subdivision.

Further Reading: 

Waterford and Waterford Shire entry


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