Hannaford, Queensland

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Hannaford is located in Queensland
Coordinates27°25′38″S 150°00′12″E / 27.4272°S 150.0033°E / -27.4272; 150.0033Coordinates: 27°25′38″S 150°00′12″E / 27.4272°S 150.0033°E / -27.4272; 150.0033
Area1,284.4 km2 (495.9 sq mi)
LGA(s)Western Downs Region
State electorate(s)Warrego
Federal Division(s)Maranoa
Suburbs around Hannaford:
Condamine Barramornie The Gums
Meandarra Hannaford The Gums
Inglestone Southwood Moonie

Hannaford is a locality in the Western Downs Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]


Cadilla homestead, circa 1940

Hannaford is flat land used for agriculture. The Surat Developmental Road passes through the locality from east to west. The Glenmorgan railway line also passes through the locality from east (The Gums) to west (Meandarra); Hannaford railway station serves the locality.[2][3]


Hannaford railway station was named on 14 July 1924 by the Queensland Railways Department taking the name of the parish, which in turn was named after pastoralist Samuel Hannaford, who leased the North Inglestone pastoral run.[3]

Hannaford Provisional School opened on 4 March 1929 but closed on 29 August 1930. It reopened on 17 March 1947 and became Hannaford State School in 1948.[4]

Hannaford Post Office opened around 1934. It remains open as a community postal agent.[5][6]


Hannaford State School is a government co-educational primary (P-6) school at 344 Hannaford Road. In 2015, the school had an enrolment of 9 students with 2 teachers (1 full-time equivalent) and 4 non-teaching staff (2 full-time equivalent).[7]


  1. ^ "Hannaford - locality in Western Downs Region (entry 47709)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Hannaford - railway station in Western Downs Region (entry 15331)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  4. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  5. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Hannaford CPA". Australia Post. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Annual Report 2016" (PDF). Hannaford State School. Archived (PDF) from the original on 19 September 2017. Retrieved 19 September 2017.

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