Glenmorgan, Queensland

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The church at Glenmorgan
Glenmorgan is located in Queensland
Coordinates27°15′54″S 149°40′04″E / 27.26500°S 149.66778°E / -27.26500; 149.66778Coordinates: 27°15′54″S 149°40′04″E / 27.26500°S 149.66778°E / -27.26500; 149.66778
Population86 (2006 census)[1]
Elevation288 m (945 ft)
State electorate(s)Warrego
Federal Division(s)Maranoa
Localities around Glenmorgan:
Warkon Yullabilla Yullabilla
Noorindoo Glenmorgan Meandarra
Parknook Teelba Coomrith

Glenmorgan is a town in the Western Downs Region and a locality split between the Western Downs Region and the Maranoa Region, Queensland, Australia.[2][3][4] At the 2006 census, Glenmorgan and the surrounding area had a population of 86.[1]


The village is located on Surat Developmental Road, 385 kilometres (239 mi) west of the state capital, Brisbane.


The township derived its name from the Glenmorgan railway station used to honour Godfrey Morgan, a member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly (1909–1938), grazier, journalist, and Secretary for Railways 1929-32.[2] The local street names, have been named after members of Godfrey Morgan's family.[5]

Glenmorgan Post Office opened on 1 November 1933 and closed by 1994.[6]

The Glenmorgan region has hot summers and warm winters. There is a church, a museum in the old railway station, store and public school in the village. Glenmorgan holds an annual rodeo, fun and sports day.

Heritage listings[edit]

Local attractions include the heritage-listed Myall Park Botanic Garden[7] which has one of Queensland's oldest collections of semi-arid plants and it was here that Grevillea 'Robyn Gordon' was originally propagated.


The Glenmorgan branch of the Queensland Country Women's Association operates rest rooms in the town.[8]


Montys Garage is a 1940s style garage which has a large collection of restored vintage cars and trucks housed in a museum.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Glenmorgan (Tara Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 November 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Glenmorgan - town (entry 14008)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Glenmorgan - locality (Western Downs Region) (entry 47701)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Glenmorgan - locality (Maranoa Region) (entry 47425)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  5. ^ About Australia: Glenmorgan Retrieved 2010-11-11
  6. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
  7. ^ "Myall Park Botanic Garden (entry 602805)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  8. ^ "Branch locations". Queensland Country Women's Association. Archived from the original on 26 December 2018. Retrieved 26 December 2018.

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