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Evanslea
Queensland
Evanslea is located in Queensland
Evanslea
Evanslea
Location in Queensland
Population 41 (2016 census)
 • Density 0.700/km2 (1.81/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4356
Area 58.6 km2 (22.6 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Condamine
Federal Division(s) Groom
Suburbs around Evanslea:
Mount Moriah Jondaryan Yargullen
Bongeen Evanslea Mount Irving
Bongeen Mount Tyson Mount Tyson

Evanslea is a rural locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Evanslea had a population of 41 people.

Norillee is a neighbourhood (27°34′00″S 151°29′00″E / 27.5666°S 151.4833°E / -27.5666; 151.4833 (Norillee)).

History

The locality takes its name from the Evanslea railway station, which was named after Charles Barnard Evans, Commissioner for Railways in Queensland from 1911 to 1918. The railway station on the Cecil Plains railway line opened in September 1915 with Evanslea as its terminus. It was subsequently extended to Cecil Plains.

Economy

There are a number of homesteads in the locality:

Road infrastructure

The Toowoomba–Cecil Plains Road runs through from east to west.

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