The locality was named after an early pastoral run in the district, held in the late 1840s by David Perrier and then transferred to J.J.Whitting in 1849. Wyaga appears on an 1883 Darling Downs map.
- "Wyaga - locality in Goondiwindi Region (entry 47839)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 4 July 2017.
- Google (29 July 2019). "Wyaga, Queensland" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 29 July 2019.