© Jan Pudney
Located 11 Kms south of Peterborough, Yongala was proclaimed a town on 23 May 1876. It started with a tent and an iron shed, growing to a population of 353 when it was thought that the railway would pass through the town. Instead it went through Peterborough. While it is still a pretty little town, its decline is apparent with most of the shops, commercial and public buildings now closed.
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Small town in decline in mid-north South Australia.