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The Gums
Queensland
Population: 169
Postcode: 4406
Location:
LGA: Western Downs Region
State District: Warrego
Federal Division: Maranoa
Localities around The Gums:
Barramornie Condamine Wieambilla
Hannaford The Gums Tara
Hannaford Moonie Moonie

The Gums is a town and locality in the western Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. At the 2006 census, The Gums and the surrounding area had a population of 169.

Geography

The town is at the junction of the Leichhardt Highway and the Surat Developmental Road, in the Western Downs Region local government area, 329 kilometres (204 mi) west of the state capital, Brisbane.

History

The name of the town was derived from the nearby railway station, on the line from Dalby to Glenmorgan, used from 1924.


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