Jericho, Queensland facts for kids
The main street
|Elevation:||352 m (1,155 ft)|
The first exploration by Europeans was by Major Thomas Mitchell who passed through the area in 1846. By the 1850s settlers had moved in.
Jericho Post Office opened on 2 July 1885 (a receiving office had been open from 1884).
In December 2010, half of the town's houses were indundated by floods.
Jericho State School opened on 20 February, 1888.
Jericho has a public library, drive in theatre, park, swimming pool, town hall and showground.
Crystal Trumpeters and the statue of Joshua are both located within Jericho.
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