Jondaryan Memorial Park, service road and public hall, 2014
|Elevation||385 m (1,263 ft)|
The name Jondaryan derives from pastoral run name first used 1841 by Henry Dennis. It is believed to be an Aboriginal word meaning a long way off. The town was surveyed in June 1871 by surveyor G.T. Weale.
Jondaryan Post Office opened on 1 March 1867.
Jondaryan has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- Evanslea Road: Jondaryan Homestead
- Evanslea Road: Jondaryan Woolshed
- Evanslea Road: St Anne's Anglican Church
Jackie Howe Festival is held at the Woolshed at Jondaryan every year during the first weekend in September. At the festival the shearing shed comes to life under steam power. The old Australian Heritage Festival with its working historic farm machinery is now included in the Jackie Howe Festival. A major wool fashion show is a part of the Jackie Howe Festival. The best of Australian traditional country foods are featured at the festival.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Jondaryan (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 August 2014.
- "Jondaryan". Place name details. Queensland Government. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
- Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
- "Jondaryan Homestead (entry 15410)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-15.
- "Jondaryan Woolshed (entry 15408)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-15.
- "St Annes Anglican Church, Jondaryan (entry 15409)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-15.
- "Mobile library". Toowoomba Regional Council. Retrieved 10 November 2014.
- "The Jackie Howe Festival of the Golden Shears 2014". Retrieved 7 November 2014.
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