Farleigh, a rural town, is 11 km north-west of Mackay. It was named after the Farleigh farm selection, which was probably named after one of several Farleighs in England.

Further Reading: 

John Kerr, Pioneer pageant: a history of Pioneer Shire Council, Mackay, Pioneer Shire Council, 1980

K. W. Manning, In their own hands: a north Queensland sugar story, Farleigh Co-op Sugar Milling Association, 1983


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