Texas - Eat

Texas
Quiet rural service centre.
Texas is located 101 km from Stanthorpe and 159 km from Tenterfield on the Dumaresq River. It is really a very small community serving the surrounding grazing area. Like so many of Queensland's rural settlements it spreads and has lots of vacant land within the boundaries of the town.

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Leyburn - Fast Facts

Leyburn
Sleepy township which was once a bustling goldfield.
Located 219 km southwest of Brisbane and 36 km from Clifton, Leyburn is a tiny settlement which lives on memories of its former importance as one of the more successful goldfields on the Darling Downs. Named after Leyburn in England, the town grew up as one of a number of gold diggings in the Warwick area. In the 1860s there were both alluvial and quartz diggings in the area which led to the establishment of a number of camps along Thanes Creek and Darkey Flat. Leyburn grew up as a town servicing the surrounding gold mining camps and by the late 1860s it boasted a number of hotels and general stores and a police station.

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Leyburn - Sleep

Leyburn
Sleepy township which was once a bustling goldfield.
Located 219 km southwest of Brisbane and 36 km from Clifton, Leyburn is a tiny settlement which lives on memories of its former importance as one of the more successful goldfields on the Darling Downs. Named after Leyburn in England, the town grew up as one of a number of gold diggings in the Warwick area. In the 1860s there were both alluvial and quartz diggings in the area which led to the establishment of a number of camps along Thanes Creek and Darkey Flat. Leyburn grew up as a town servicing the surrounding gold mining camps and by the late 1860s it boasted a number of hotels and general stores and a police station.

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Leyburn - Culture and History

Leyburn
Sleepy township which was once a bustling goldfield.
Located 219 km southwest of Brisbane and 36 km from Clifton, Leyburn is a tiny settlement which lives on memories of its former importance as one of the more successful goldfields on the Darling Downs. Named after Leyburn in England, the town grew up as one of a number of gold diggings in the Warwick area. In the 1860s there were both alluvial and quartz diggings in the area which led to the establishment of a number of camps along Thanes Creek and Darkey Flat. Leyburn grew up as a town servicing the surrounding gold mining camps and by the late 1860s it boasted a number of hotels and general stores and a police station.

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Stanthorpe - Fast Facts

Stanthorpe
Large and prosperous township on the New England Highway near the NSW border.
Stanthorpe is a remarkably attractive town set in the middle of a rich, mixed farming area where rural activities range from vineyards, wineries and orchards to sheep and cattle grazing. Located on the New England Highway 223 km from Brisbane via Warwick, 56 km north of Tenterfield and 811 m above sea level, Stanthorpe is unusually cool for Queensland. In winter the night time temperatures in the town often fall below zero - the average minimum temperature for July is 0.3°C. In fact the town once recorded -14.6°C - the coldest temperature ever recorded in the Sunshine state.

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Stanthorpe - Places to See

Stanthorpe
Large and prosperous township on the New England Highway near the NSW border.
Stanthorpe is a remarkably attractive town set in the middle of a rich, mixed farming area where rural activities range from vineyards, wineries and orchards to sheep and cattle grazing. Located on the New England Highway 223 km from Brisbane via Warwick, 56 km north of Tenterfield and 811 m above sea level, Stanthorpe is unusually cool for Queensland. In winter the night time temperatures in the town often fall below zero - the average minimum temperature for July is 0.3°C. In fact the town once recorded -14.6°C - the coldest temperature ever recorded in the Sunshine state.

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Stanthorpe - Eat

Stanthorpe
Large and prosperous township on the New England Highway near the NSW border.
Stanthorpe is a remarkably attractive town set in the middle of a rich, mixed farming area where rural activities range from vineyards, wineries and orchards to sheep and cattle grazing. Located on the New England Highway 223 km from Brisbane via Warwick, 56 km north of Tenterfield and 811 m above sea level, Stanthorpe is unusually cool for Queensland. In winter the night time temperatures in the town often fall below zero - the average minimum temperature for July is 0.3°C. In fact the town once recorded -14.6°C - the coldest temperature ever recorded in the Sunshine state.

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Stanthorpe - Sleep

Stanthorpe
Large and prosperous township on the New England Highway near the NSW border.
Stanthorpe is a remarkably attractive town set in the middle of a rich, mixed farming area where rural activities range from vineyards, wineries and orchards to sheep and cattle grazing. Located on the New England Highway 223 km from Brisbane via Warwick, 56 km north of Tenterfield and 811 m above sea level, Stanthorpe is unusually cool for Queensland. In winter the night time temperatures in the town often fall below zero - the average minimum temperature for July is 0.3°C. In fact the town once recorded -14.6°C - the coldest temperature ever recorded in the Sunshine state.

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