Yamanto, Queensland

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Yamanto
IpswichQueensland
Population 3,624 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 4305
Location
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Ipswich
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Yamanto:
One Mile Churchill Flinders View
Purga Yamanto Flinders View
Purga Deebing Heights Deebing Heights

Yamanto is a suburb of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.

The origin of the suburb is from a former cotton plantation which was originally spelt as Yamahanto. Previous names used for this area were Loamside and Mine Accident. The names were given to the railway station in the Yamanto area on the now defunct Fassifern railway line.[2]

In 2010 this suburb is seeing a Huge growth corridor being developed in the adjacent Ripley Valley Ripley, Queensland and major influx of businesses as well as redevelopment of existing businesses. In conjunction with the expansion of the nearby RAAF Base Amberley.

View from the west of Yamanto looking east late on a winter's afternoon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Yamanto (Ipswich City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-02-28. 
  2. ^ Place name details

Coordinates: 27°39′S 152°44′E / 27.650°S 152.733°E / -27.650; 152.733