|Population||448 (2006 Census)|
Yelarbon is a small town in south-central Queensland on the Dumaresq River. It sits on the Cunningham Highway midway between Goondiwindi and Inglewood. At the 2006 census, Yelarbon had a population of 448.
Yelarbon is an Aboriginal Australian word meaning water lilies growing in a lagoon.
It was the first place in Queensland to grow tobacco commercially. Nowadays, cattle and sheep are raised, and cereal crops are grown. A major employer in Yelarbon is the A. E. Girle and Sons sawmill.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Yelarbon (Waggamba Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 June 2011.
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