Yangan, Queensland

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Yangan
Queensland
Yangan is located in Queensland
Yangan
Yangan
Coordinates 28°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
Population 394 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4371
LGA(s) Southern Downs Region
Region Darling 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 2011 Australian Census the town recorded a population of 394.[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:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Yangan (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  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. 

External links[edit]

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