Karara, Queensland

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Not to be confused with Carrara, Queensland.
Karara
Queensland
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Karara State School
Karara is located in Queensland
Karara
Karara
Coordinates 28°12′0″S 151°34′0″E / 28.20000°S 151.56667°E / -28.20000; 151.56667Coordinates: 28°12′0″S 151°34′0″E / 28.20000°S 151.56667°E / -28.20000; 151.56667
Population 140 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4352
Location
LGA(s) Southern Downs Region
State electorate(s) Southern Downs
Federal Division(s) Maranoa

Karara is a town in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. The town is in the Southern Downs Region local government area and on the Cunningham Highway, 208 kilometres (129 mi) south west of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Karara and the surrounding area had a population of 140.[1]

History[edit]

Karara Post Office opened on 1 July 1927 (a receiving office had been open from 1909) and closed in 1990.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Karara (Warwick Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-01-19. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 

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