Anakie, Queensland

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Anakie
Queensland
Anakie is located in Queensland
Anakie
Anakie
Coordinates 23°33′S 147°44′E / 23.550°S 147.733°E / -23.550; 147.733Coordinates: 23°33′S 147°44′E / 23.550°S 147.733°E / -23.550; 147.733
Postcode(s) 4702
Location
LGA(s) Central Highlands Region
State electorate(s) Gregory
Federal Division(s) Flynn

Anakie is a town in the Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia. The town is located just to the south of the Capricorn Highway, 44 kilometres (27 mi) west of Emerald, and is situated in a locality called The Gemfields where sapphires are mined.

History[edit]

Anakie Post Office opened on 12 March 1894 (a receiving office had been open since 1885).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 

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