Womalilla is a town and a locality in the Maranoa Region, Queensland, Australia.[1][2]

Geography

rise through the locality in the north-west and flows south-east to become a tributary of the Maranoa River.[3]

History

The town's name is derived from a pastoral run name used from 1862, reportedly an Aboriginal word group for trees by a creek (from womal meaning tree/timber and illa meaning creek).[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Womalilla - town in Maranoa Region (entry 37849)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Womalilla - locality in Maranoa Region (entry 47469)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 2 January 2018.

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