Brandon, Queensland

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Brandon
Queensland
Brandon is located in Queensland
Brandon
Brandon
Coordinates 19°34′S 147°22′E / 19.567°S 147.367°E / -19.567; 147.367Coordinates: 19°34′S 147°22′E / 19.567°S 147.367°E / -19.567; 147.367
Population 783 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 4808
LGA(s) Shire of Burdekin
State electorate(s) Burdekin
Federal Division(s) Dawson

Brandon, Queensland is a small town in the Shire of Burdekin, Queensland, Australia. It is a sugarcane growing area with underground water supplies to irrigate crops. At the 2006 census, Brandon had a population of 783.[1]

History[edit]

Brandon Post Office opened on 6 September 1883.[2]

Heritage listings[edit]

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

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Brandon (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "St Patrick's Catholic Church (former) (entry 15147)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-07. 

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