County of Clinton, Queensland facts for kids
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Location within Queensland
The County of Clinton is a county (a cadastral division) in Queensland, Australia. It is centred on the city of Gladstone and includes most of the Gladstone Region. The county was created on 1 September 1855 by royal proclamation under the Waste Lands Australia Act 1846. On 7 March 1901, the Governor issued a proclamation legally dividing Queensland into counties under the Land Act 1897. Its schedule described Clinton thus:
Bounded on the south by the county of Yarrol; on the west by the county of Rawbelle and the eastern watershed of Callide Creek and the Don River; on the north by the northern watershed of the Calliope River; and on the east by the Pacific Ocean and the county of Flinders.
Clinton is divided into parishes, as listed below:
|Iveragh||Gladstone||Tannum Sands, Bangalee|
|South Trees||Gladstone||Boyne Island|
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