Tingoora, Queensland

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Tingoora
Queensland
TingooraHotel.JPG
Tingoora Hotel
Tingoora is located in Queensland
Tingoora
Tingoora
The location of Tingoora in Queensland
Coordinates 26°22′0″S 151°49′0″E / 26.36667°S 151.81667°E / -26.36667; 151.81667Coordinates: 26°22′0″S 151°49′0″E / 26.36667°S 151.81667°E / -26.36667; 151.81667
Population 175 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4608
Location
LGA(s) South Burnett Region
State electorate(s) Callide
Federal Division(s) Flynn
Localities around Tingoora:
Cushnie Greenview Wondai
Cushnie Tingoora Charlestown
Cushnie Wooroolin Charlestown

Tingoora is a town in the South Burnett region of Queensland, Australia. The town is in the South Burnett Region LGA and 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]

The town is named for the local Indigenous Australian word for wattle tree. The Tingoora Hotel, established in 1900, was reportedly the first public building in the town.[2]

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. ^ "Tingoora". South Burnett Holidays. Retrieved 2009-01-12.