St Faith's Anglican church
|Population||171 (2006 census)|
Jackson is a town in the Maranoa local government area in South West Queensland, Australia. The town's economy was based on the rail industry. At the 2006 census, Jackson had a population of 171. The town has a small public library that services the community.
Australia's largest onshore oil field is located at similarly named Jackson Oil Fields; however, it is located in a different area of the state approximately 160 kilometres (99 mi) west of Thargomindah (http://mulgatraining.com.au/bullooshire/travel/Jackson.htm). The field was discovered in 1981 and contains 350 million barrels of oil, of which just under one third is recoverable.
Notes and references
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Jackson (Bendemere Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 May 2011.
- Nigel Wilson (2 October 2007). "Innamincka's results fire share surge". The Australian. News Limited. Retrieved 17 June 2011.
- Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
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