Jondaryan, Queensland

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Jondaryan
Queensland
Jondaryan is located in Queensland
Jondaryan
Jondaryan
Coordinates 27°22′16″S 151°35′31″E / 27.371°S 151.592°E / -27.371; 151.592Coordinates: 27°22′16″S 151°35′31″E / 27.371°S 151.592°E / -27.371; 151.592
Population 377 (2011)[1]
Established 1871
Postcode(s) 4403
Elevation 385 m (1,263 ft)
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Condamine
Nanango
Federal Division(s) Groom
Localities around Jondaryan:
Bowenville Malu
Brymaroo
Muldu
West Prairie
Formartin
Jondaryan Acland
Devon Park
Oakey
Mount Moriah Yargullen
Evanslea
Aubigny

Jondaryan is a rural town in Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] At the 2011 Australian Census Jondaryan recorded a population of 377.[1]

History[edit]

The name Jondaryn 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.[2]

Jondaryan Post Office opened on 1 March 1867.[3]

Heritage listings[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Jondaryan (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Jondaryan". Place name details. Queensland Government. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Jondaryan Homestead (entry 15410)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-15. 
  5. ^ "Jondaryan Woolshed (entry 15408)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-15. 
  6. ^ "St Annes Anglican Church, Jondaryan (entry 15409)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-15.