Loganholme, a south-eastern suburb of Logan City, adjoins the northern side of the Logan River. It is 28 km south-east of central Brisbane.

The Logan River was a barrier to farmers needing to travel between Beenleigh and the southern outskirts of Brisbane. There was a ferry crossing at Waterford, but another was needed further east. A ferry reserve was approved in 1867 in the vicinity of the present Pacific Highway crossing, and was known as the lower Logan or Holmes ferry. The place name seems to have evolved from the ferry crossing.

Further Reading: 

State School Loganholme Centenary 1873-1973: Souvenir Booklet, Loganholme, 1973

Mary Howells, Logan River tinnie trail: heritage trail along the Logan River, Logan City, Logan City Council, 2003


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