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Atkinsons Dam
Queensland
Atkinson Dam shoreline 3.jpg
The shores of Lake Atkinson, 2011
Population 193 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4311
Location
  • 20 km (12 mi) S of Esk
  • 60 km (37 mi) W of Brisbane
LGA(s) Somerset Region
State electorate(s) Nanango
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Atkinsons Dam:
Buaraba Coominya Coominya
Churchable Atkinsons Dam Clarendon
Churchable Lockyer Waters Mount Tarampa

Atkinsons Dam is a rural locality in the Somerset Region, Queensland, Australia. It is known for the Atkinson Dam which occupies most of the locality. In the 2011 census, Atkinson Dam had a population of 193 people.

The northern boundary of the locality is marked by Buaraba Creek, a tributary of Lockyer Creek.

History

Atkinson's Lagooon Provisional School opened on 6 August 1885. On 1 January 1909, it was upgraded to a State School. It closed in 1968.

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