Tingoora

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Tingoora
Queensland
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Tingoora Hotel
Tingoora is located in Queensland
Tingoora
Tingoora
The location of Tingoora in Queensland
Coordinates 26°21′39″S 151°49′20″E / 26.3608°S 151.8222°E / -26.3608; 151.8222Coordinates: 26°21′39″S 151°49′20″E / 26.3608°S 151.8222°E / -26.3608; 151.8222
Population 175 (2006 census)[1]
 • Density 7.92/km2 (20.51/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4608
Area 22.1 km2 (8.5 sq mi)
Location
LGA(s) South Burnett Region
State electorate(s) Nanango
Federal Division(s) Flynn
Localities around Tingoora:
Cushnie Greenview Wondai
Cushnie Tingoora Charlestown
Cushnie Wooroolin Charlestown

Tingoora is a town and a locality in the South Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia.[2][3]

Geography[edit]

The town is on the Bunya Highway, 249 kilometres (155 mi) north west of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Tingoora had a population of 175.[1]

History[edit]

The town takes its name from a railway station which was named for the local Indigenous Australian word in the Waka language for the wattle tree.[2]

The Tingoora Hotel, established in 1900, was reportedly the first public building in the town.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Tingoora (Wondai Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  2. ^ a b "Tingoora - town in South Burnett Region (entry 34638)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Tingoora - locality in South Burnett Region (entry 46273)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Tingoora". South Burnett Holidays. Retrieved 2009-01-12.

External links[edit]

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