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Villeneuve
Queensland
Paddocks Villeneuve Queensland.jpg
Paddocks in Villeneuve with Mount Archer in the background, 2015
Villeneuve is located in Queensland
Villeneuve
Villeneuve
Location in Queensland
Population 179 (2016 census)
 • Density 27.54/km2 (71.3/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4514
Area 6.5 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC)
LGA(s) Somerset Region
State electorate(s) Nanango
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Villeneuve:
Sandy Creek Sandy Creek Royston
Glenfern Villeneuve Neurum
Glenfern Mount Archer Mount Archer

Villeneuve is a rural town and locality in the Somerset Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Villeneuve had a population of 179 people.

History

Villeneuve Hotel
Villeneuve Hotel with Trims Hall to the left

The town is named after the railway station, which in turn took its name from Frank Villeneuve Nicholson, owner of the property Villeneuve.

Farming was established at Villeneuve in the late 1870s.

As a result of the creation of the Somerset Dam, much of Villeneuve is now underwater.

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