Borallon, Queensland

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Borallon
Queensland
Paddocks Borallon 2.jpg
Paddocks along Hills Road, 2014
Borallon is located in Queensland
Borallon
Borallon
Coordinates27°30′09″S 152°42′03″E / 27.50250°S 152.70083°E / -27.50250; 152.70083Coordinates: 27°30′09″S 152°42′03″E / 27.50250°S 152.70083°E / -27.50250; 152.70083
Postcode(s)4306
LGA(s)Somerset Region
State electorate(s)Lockyer
Federal Division(s)Dickson
Suburbs around Borallon:
Fernvale Fernvale Lake Manchester
Fairney View Borallon Pine Mountain
Wanora Pine Mountain Pine Mountain

Borallon is a rural locality in the Somerset Region, Queensland, Australia.[1] It is known for the Borallon Correctional Centre (a prison facility) located there.

History[edit]

Brisbane River at Hills Crossing Reserve, 2014

Borallon Post Office opened on 1 July 1927 (a receiving office had been open from 1922) and closed in 1974.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Borallon (entry 44836)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014.

External links[edit]

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