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Somerset Region, Queensland
Clarendon is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 244 (2016 census)
 • Density 13.48/km2 (34.9/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4311
Area 18.1 km2 (7.0 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Somerset Region
State electorate(s)
  • Lockyer
  • Nanango
Federal Division(s) Dickson
Suburbs around Clarendon:
Coominya Coominya Patrick Estate
Atkinsons Dam Clarendon Patrick Estate
Mount Tarampa Rifle Range Lowood

Clarendon is a rural locality in the Somerset Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Clarendon had a population of 244 people.


Clarendon Post Office opened on 1 July 1927 (a receiving office had been open from 1873 under the names of Tarampa, Watson's and Clarendon) and closed in 1951.

Lake Clarendon State School opened in June 1902 and caters for students from Prep to Year six.

Heritage listings

Clarendon has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:



Clarendon State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 507 Clarendon Road (27°26′23″S 152°32′33″E / 27.4398°S 152.5425°E / -27.4398; 152.5425 (Clarendon State School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 84 students with 6 teachers (5 full-time equivalent) and 9 non-teaching staff (4 full-time equivalent).

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