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Pampas
Queensland
Pampas - Memorial Hall.jpg
Pampas Memorial Hall, 2009
Population: 151
Postcode: 4352
LGA: Toowoomba Region
State District: Southern Downs
Federal Division: Maranoa
Suburbs around Pampas:
Condamine Plains Brookstead Brookstead
Lemontree Pampas Tummaville
Yandilla Yandilla Yandilla

Pampas is a locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Australian Census Pampas and surrounds recorded a population of 151.

Geography

The locality is positioned between the main channel and north branch of the Condamine River both of which mark boundaries. The Millmerran railway line and Gore Highway pass through Pampas.

History

Pampas is named because of the extensive coverage kangaroo grass.

The Dry Paddock Provisional School opened on 9 August 1897. In 1909 it became Pampas State School. The Pampas State School closed on 27 December 1957.

Amenities

Pampas has a Memorial Hall located on the Gore Highway.


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