Rubyanna, Queensland

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Rubyanna
Queensland
Rubyanna is located in Queensland
Rubyanna
Rubyanna
Coordinates 24°49′30″S 152°23′16″E / 24.8250°S 152.3877°E / -24.8250; 152.3877Coordinates: 24°49′30″S 152°23′16″E / 24.8250°S 152.3877°E / -24.8250; 152.3877
Postcode(s) 4670
Area 24.2 km2 (9.3 sq mi)
LGA(s) Bundaberg Region
State electorate(s) Burnett
Federal Division(s) Hinkler
Suburbs around Rubyanna:
Fairymead Burnett Heads Burnett Heads
Gooburrum Rubyanna Qunaba
Kalkie Ashfield Windermere

Rubyanna is a locality in the Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]

History[edit]

The name Rubyanna comes from a sugarcane plantation name operated by surveyor John Charlton Thompson supposedly after his wife's name.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rubyanna - locality in Bundaberg Region (entry 44765)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Old Memories Revived". The Bundaberg Mail And Burnett Advertiser (3709). Queensland, Australia. 20 February 1909. p. 3. Retrieved 29 December 2017 – via National Library of Australia.

External links[edit]

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