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Kents Lagoon
Queensland
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Kents Lagoon, 2015
Population: 434
Postcode: 4309
LGA: Scenic Rim Region
State District: Beaudesert
Federal Division: Wright
Suburbs around Kents Lagoon:
Silverdale Munbilla Munbilla
Silverdale Kents Lagoon Munbilla
Obum Obum
Kalbar Kalbar Kalbar

Kents Lagoon is a locality in the Scenic Rim Region of Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Australia Census the locality and surrounds recorded a population of 434.

Geography

In the south east of the locality elevations rise to 140 m at Obum Obum Hill. Warrill Creek marks the western boundary of Kents Lagoon. To the east of Warril Creek lies Kents Lagoon.

History

The lagoon was named by Ludwig Leichhardt after F. Kent, the then owner of Fassifern station. Irrigated farms in the area first went to auction in January 1906.

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