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Wongawallan is a rural locality in the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Wongawallan had a population of 1,273 people.
Wongawallan is mountainous terrain with most farming and residential development occurring the creek valleys. The hilltops are largely undeveloped.
Mount Wongawallan is a mountain in the north-east of the locality () rising to 378 metres (1,240 ft) above sea level.
The main creeks are Wongawallan Creek and Tamborine Creek. Tamborine Creek joins Wongawallan creek at close to Welch Pioneer Park. Wongawallan Creek is a tributary of the Coomera River; their confluence is in neighbouring Maudsland.
The Tamborine-Oxenford Road is the main road to and through the locality.
The area was originally named Mount Goulburn after Henry Goulburn by surveyor Dixon. However, later it was renamed Wongawallan, believed to be an Aboriginal word where wonga means pigeon and walla means water.
However, it has been claimed that it was named after an Aboriginal man nicknamed "Peter" who killed John Wilkinson, a settler, at Wongawallan Creek in 1876., but contemporaneous newspaper reports of the death of Wilkinson only refer to the Aboriginal man as "Peter".
In the 2011 census, Wongawallan had a population of 1,103 people.
In the 2016 census Wongawallan had a population of 1,273 people.
There are a number of heritage-listed sites in Wongawallan, including:
There are no schools in Wongawallan. The nearest government primary schools are Highlands Reserve State School and Upper Coomera State College, both in neighbouring Upper Coomera to the east, and Tamborine Mountain State School in neighbouring Tamborine Mountain to the south-west. The nearest government secondary schools are Upper Coomera State College in neighbouring Upper Coomera to the east and Tamborine Mountain State High School in neighbouring Tamborine Mountain to the south-east.
There are a number of parks in the locality, including: