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Cobb and Co Changing Station
Surat is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 407 (2016 census)
 • Density 194/km2 (500/sq mi)
Established 1849
Postcode(s) 4417
Elevation 246 m (807 ft)
Area 2.1 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Maranoa Region
State electorate(s) Warrego
Federal Division(s) Maranoa
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
27.8 °C
82 °F
13 °C
55 °F
574.7 mm
22.6 in
Localities around Surat:
Wellesley Weribone Noorindoo
Wellesley Surat Noorindoo
Wellesley Wellesley Noorindoo

Surat is a rural town and locality in the Maranoa Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, the locality had a population of 407 people.


Surat has a public library, a Cobb & Co changing station, social history museum, theatre and shire hall and the Balonne gallery.

Heritage listings

Surat has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


Surat State School is a government primary and secondary (Prep-10) school for boys and girls at 55 Robert Street (27°09′15″S 149°04′01″E / 27.1543°S 149.0670°E / -27.1543; 149.0670 (Surat State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 87 students with 14 teachers (12 full-time equivalent) and 10 non-teaching staff (8 full-time equivalent).

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