Kearneys Spring, Queensland
|Population||6,865 (2006 census)|
|• Density||1,056/km2 (2,735/sq mi)|
|Area||6.5 km2 (2.5 sq mi)|
|Location||5 km (3 mi) S of Toowoomba|
|State electorate(s)||Toowoomba South, Condamine|
The suburb was named for a family who had a dairy farm in the area. An early irrigation scheme consisting of wooden pipes transported water from the springs, providing Tooowoomba's water supply.
Kearneys Spring is divided into western and eastern portions by the wetlands formed by West Creek. Four small shopping centres are located in the suburb: Toowoomba K-Mart Plaza and The Ridge Shopping Centre (containing a Woolworths and an ALDI) on the east side, and Westridge and Uni Plaza (opposite University of Southern Queensland's main campus) on the west side.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Kearneys Spring (Toowoomba City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
- Department of Environment and Resource Management. "Place name details — Kearneys Spring". Retrieved 5 June 2011.
- Brisway Publishing (2008). Brisway: Greater Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Toowoomba. p. Map T260-261. ISBN 978-0-909439-30-9.
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