Yangan, Queensland facts for kids
|Population||394 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||Southern Downs Region|
|State electorate(s)||Southern Downs|
Yangan is a small rural town in the Southern Downs Region, Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Australian Census the town recorded a population of 394. The area is traversed by Swan Creek, a tributary of the Condamine River. Sandstone is extracted from a quarry directly south of the town's centre from a property which fronts Swan Creek.
The name Yangan is reported to be an Aboriginal word meaning proceed or go away.
Yangan has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- King Street: Yangan School of Arts
- 36 King Street: Yangan Masonic Hall
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