Clare, Queensland

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Clare
Queensland
Clare is located in Queensland
Clare
Clare
Coordinates 19°47′S 147°14′E / 19.783°S 147.233°E / -19.783; 147.233Coordinates: 19°47′S 147°14′E / 19.783°S 147.233°E / -19.783; 147.233
Population 410 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4807
LGA(s) Burdekin Shire Council
State electorate(s) Burdekin
Federal Division(s) Dawson

Clare, Queensland is a small settlement in the Shire of Burdekin in Queensland, Australia. It is a sugarcane growing area with underground water supplies to irrigate crops. At the 2006 census, Clare had a population of 410.[1]

History[edit]

A Burdekin receiving office was open by 1879. It was renamed Culburra in 1880, Mulgrave Post Office later that year, Clare in 1882 and closed by 1916.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Clare (Burdekin Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 

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