Abergowrie, Queensland facts for kids
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|LGA(s)||Shire of Hinchinbrook|
The town is located near the confluence of the Herbert River and Gowrie Creek.
The town is named after the Abergowrie property, selected by James Atkinson in 1883. He coined the name from the Celtic word aber (confluence) and gowrie for Gowrie Creek, reflecting the location.
Abergowrie Post Office opened on 1 May 1953 and closed in 1974.
In 1933, the St Teresa's Agricultural College was opened by the Christian Brothers.
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