Pampas, Queensland

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Pampas
Queensland
Pampas - Memorial Hall.jpg
Pampas Memorial Hall, 2009
Pampas is located in Queensland
Pampas
Pampas
Coordinates27°47′S 151°24′E / 27.783°S 151.400°E / -27.783; 151.400Coordinates: 27°47′S 151°24′E / 27.783°S 151.400°E / -27.783; 151.400
Population62 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4352
LGA(s)Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s)Southern Downs
Federal Division(s)Maranoa
Suburbs around Pampas:
Condamine Plains Brookstead Brookstead
Lemontree Pampas Tummaville
Yandilla Yandilla Yandilla

Pampas is a locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] At the 2016 Australian Census, Pampas and surrounds recorded a population of 62.[1]

Geography[edit]

The locality is positioned between the main channel and north branch of the Condamine River both of which mark boundaries. The Millmerran railway line and Gore Highway pass through Pampas.

History[edit]

Pampas is named because of the extensive coverage kangaroo grass.[2]

The Dry Paddock Provisional School opened on 9 August 1897. In 1909 it became Pampas State School. The Pampas State School closed on 27 December 1957.[3][4]

Amenities[edit]

Pampas has a Memorial Hall located on the Gore Highway.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Pampas (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Pampas (entry 48033)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 4 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Agency ID5892, Pampas State School". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 5 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Pampas Memorial Hall". Monument Australia. Retrieved 4 April 2014.

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External links[edit]

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