Abercorn, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAbercorn
General store built by A. W. Totty, 1929
|LGA(s)||North Burnett Region|
The Burnett River forms the eastern boundary of Abercorn. Three Moon Creek passes close to the town and across the locality into the Burnett River. The Burnett Highway passes through the locality but there is no direct access from the highway to the town; to get to Abercorn, the turn-off from the highway is onto Wuruma Dam Road at Cynthia. There is a state forest in the north of the locality extending into Kapaldo.
The town is believed to be named after a thoroughbred horse from the area.
Abercorn State School opened on 3 May 1927.
A post office opened in Abercorn about February 1928; it closed on 11 June 1986.
Abercorn is the gateway to Wuruma Dam used for water sports and fishing.
- — covers Abercorn, Cynthia Creek, Goomaram Creek, and Nogo Creek schools
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