Place:Miriam Vale, Queensland, Australia


NameMiriam Vale
Coordinates24.283°S 151.567°E
Located inQueensland, Australia
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Miriam Vale is a town in the state of Queensland, Australia. The town is situated on the Bruce Highway, north of Brisbane, the state capital, and south of Rockhampton.

Miriam Vale is renowned as a traditional cattle growing area, and also supports timber, beef and dairy cattle. Tourism is an emerging industry within the shire and the town is a gateway to the tourist resorts of Agnes Water and the Town of 1770.

In the 1970s signs at the entry to town proudly proclaimed "Welcome to Miriam Vale - Cattle, Tobacco, Timber and Dairy". The tobacco industry faded in the late 1970s followed by the dairy industry in the 1990s.

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