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Coordinates: 27°26′20.38″S 152°30′56.69″E / 27.4389944°S 152.5157472°E / -27.4389944; 152.5157472

Clarendon
Somerset Region, Queensland
Postcode(s) 4311
LGA(s) Somerset Region
State electorate(s) Ipswich West
Federal Division(s) Dickson
Suburbs around Clarendon:
Coominya Coominya Patrick Estate
Coominya Clarendon Wivenhoe Pocket
Rifle Range Tarampa Lowood

Clarendon is a rural locality in the Somerset Region, Queensland, Australia. The origin of the suburb name is from a railway station which was named Clarendon after a nearby lake of the same name.

History

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:

  • Wulkuraka-Yarraman railway line: Lockyer Creek Railway Bridge

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