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Population 394 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4371
LGA(s) Southern Downs Region
Region Darling Downs
State electorate(s) Southern Downs
Federal Division(s) Maranoa
Localities around Yangan:
Freestone Mount Sturt Swanfels
Swan Creek Yangan Emu Vale
Swan Creek Junabee Emu Vale

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.

Heritage listings

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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