Amiens, Queensland

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Amiens
Queensland
StateLibQld 2 174619 Amiens settlement, 1920.jpg
Amiens settlement, 1920
Amiens is located in Queensland
Amiens
Amiens
Coordinates 28°35′19″S 151°48′32″E / 28.5887°S 151.809°E / -28.5887; 151.809Coordinates: 28°35′19″S 151°48′32″E / 28.5887°S 151.809°E / -28.5887; 151.809
Population 435 (2011 census)[1]

Amiens is a rural locality in the Southern Downs Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] At the 2011 Australian Census Amiens recorded a population of 435.[1]

History[edit]

The name Amiens refers to the World War One battlefield in northern France, of special importance to the Australian Imperial Force in March–April 1918. The name was suggested by surveyor George Grant in 1920.[2]

Heritage listings[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Amiens (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Amiens (entry Number)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 15 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "St Denys Anglican Church (entry 19653)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-13. 

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