Anakie, Queensland

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Anakie
Queensland
Anakie is located in Queensland
Anakie
Anakie
Coordinates 23°33′S 147°44′E / 23.550°S 147.733°E / -23.550; 147.733Coordinates: 23°33′S 147°44′E / 23.550°S 147.733°E / -23.550; 147.733
Postcode(s) 4702
Location
LGA(s) Central Highlands Region
State electorate(s) Gregory
Federal Division(s) Flynn

Anakie is a town in the Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia.[1] The town is located just to the south of the Capricorn Highway, 44 kilometres (27 mi) west of Emerald, and is situated in a locality called The Gemfields where sapphires are mined.

History[edit]

Anakie Post Office opened on 12 March 1894 (a receiving office had been open since 1885).[2]

Anakie State School was opened 27 July 1885.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anakie - town (entry 558)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 23 June 2017. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland schools (A)". education.qld.gov.au. Retrieved 19 January 2018. 

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