Yangan, Queensland

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Yangan
Queensland
Yangan is located in Queensland
Yangan
Yangan
Coordinates28°11′51″S 152°12′29″E / 28.1976°S 152.208°E / -28.1976; 152.208Coordinates: 28°11′51″S 152°12′29″E / 28.1976°S 152.208°E / -28.1976; 152.208
Population386 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4371
LGA(s)Southern Downs Region
RegionDarling Downs
State electorate(s)Southern Downs
Federal Division(s)Maranoa
Localities around Yangan:
Freestone Mount Sturt Swanfels
Swan Creek Yangan Emu Vale
Swan Creek Junabee Emu Vale

Yangan is a small rural town in the Southern Downs Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] At the 2016 Australian Census the town recorded a population of 386.[1] The area is traversed by Swan Creek, a tributary of the Condamine River. Sandstone is extracted from a quarry directly south of the town's centre from a property which fronts Swan Creek.

History[edit]

The name Yangan is reported to be an Aboriginal word meaning proceed or go away.[2]

Heritage listings[edit]

Yangan has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Amenities[edit]

The Southern Downs Regional Council operates a mobile library service which visits Yangan Park in King Street.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Yangan (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Yangan (entry 38430)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Yangan School of Arts (entry 600527)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Yangan Masonic Hall (entry 600526)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Library Details". Southern Downs Regional Council. Archived from the original on 31 January 2018. Retrieved 31 January 2018.

External links[edit]

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