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Villeneuve
Queensland
Paddocks Villeneuve Queensland.jpg
Paddocks in Villeneuve with Mount Archer in the background, 2015
Postcode(s) 4514
LGA(s) Somerset Region
State electorate(s) Nanango
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Villeneuve:
Sandy Creek Sandy Creek
Royston
Royston
Glenfern Villeneuve Neurum
Glenfern Mount Archer Mount Archer

Villeneuve is a town in the Somerset Region, Queensland, Australia.

A section of the northern boundary of Villeneuve follows the D'Aguilar Highway.

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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