Tamrookum Creek

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Tamrookum Creek
Queensland
Tamrookum Creek is located in Queensland
Tamrookum Creek
Tamrookum Creek
Coordinates 28°10′12″S 152°50′22″E / 28.17°S 152.8394°E / -28.17; 152.8394Coordinates: 28°10′12″S 152°50′22″E / 28.17°S 152.8394°E / -28.17; 152.8394
Postcode(s) 4285
Area 35.0 km2 (13.5 sq mi)
LGA(s) Scenic Rim Region
State electorate(s) Scenic Rim
Federal Division(s) Wright
Suburbs around Tamrookum Creek:
Knapp Creek Knapp Creek Tamrookum
Rathdowney Tamrookum Creek Innisplain
Rathdowney Rathdowney Rathdowney

Tamrookum Creek is a locality in the Scenic Rim Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]

History[edit]

The name Tamrookum is thought to be a corruption of the Aboriginal words (Bundjalung language, Yugumbir dialect) dhan/buragun meaning place of boomerangs.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tamrookum Creek - locality in Scenic Rim Region (entry 45194)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 31 December 2017.