Walloon, Queensland

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Walloon
IpswichQueensland
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Coordinates 27°36′S 152°40′E / 27.600°S 152.667°E / -27.600; 152.667Coordinates: 27°36′S 152°40′E / 27.600°S 152.667°E / -27.600; 152.667
Population 1,548 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4306
Location
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Ipswich West
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Walloon:
Haigslea Ironbark Pine Mountain
Haigslea Walloon Karrabin
Thagoona Thagoona Amberley

Walloon is a suburb of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.

The origin of the suburb name is from the Romanic-speaking inhabitants of Belgium known as the Walloons.[2]

Transport[edit]

Walloon Railway Station provides Citytrain commuter rail services to Rosewood, Ipswich and Brisbane via Ipswich.

Education[edit]

  • Walloon State School

Local shops[edit]

Walloon has an array of small businesses. The businesses available include:

  • Walloon News
  • Dicksie's Take-away
  • Hairdresser
  • Network Video
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Medical Centre
  • Chemist
  • The historical Walloon Saloon
  • Walloon IGA
  • Walloon Bakery

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Walloon (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Place name details

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