Centenary Heights, Queensland

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Centenary Heights
ToowoombaQueensland
Centenary Heights is located in Queensland
Centenary Heights
Centenary Heights
Coordinates 27°35′10″S 151°57′43″E / 27.58611°S 151.96194°E / -27.58611; 151.96194Coordinates: 27°35′10″S 151°57′43″E / 27.58611°S 151.96194°E / -27.58611; 151.96194
Population 6,063 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density 1,960/km2 (5,070/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4350
Area 3.1 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Location 4 km (2 mi) SSE of Toowoomba
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Toowoomba South
Federal Division(s) Groom
Suburbs around Centenary Heights:
South Toowoomba South Toowoomba Rangeville
Kearneys Spring Centenary Heights Rangeville
Kearneys Spring Middle Ridge Middle Ridge

Centenary Heights is a suburb of Toowoomba in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia, located 4 kilometres (2 mi) from the central business district.[2]

History[edit]

Previously part of Middle Ridge, the area was named Centenary Heights in 1960 in honour of the separation of Queensland from New South Wales in 1859.[2]

Schools[edit]

The suburb contains two public schools and two private schools: Centenary Heights State High School 30 January 1968,[3] Gabbinbar State School opened 24 January 1972.[4][5] St Thomas More's Catholic Primary School opened 23 January 1961.[6][7] Martin Luther Primary School opened 24 January 1977.[8][9]

Recreation[edit]

The suburb has two parks: Emmerson Park, which includes two separate play areas, a barbecue, and a significant planting of mature trees;[10] and Horners Reserve, which includes one small park and a large town water storage reserve.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Centenary Heights (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 April 2018.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Centenary Heights (entry 47910)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Queensland schools opening dates". Retrieved 1 February 2018. 
  4. ^ "Gabbinbar State school". Retrieved 1 February 2018. 
  5. ^ "Queensland schools opening dates". Retrieved 1 February 2018. 
  6. ^ "St Thomas More's Primary School". Retrieved 1 February 2018. 
  7. ^ "Queensland schools opening dates". Retrieved 1 February 2018. 
  8. ^ "Concordia Lutheran Junior College". Retrieved 1 February 2018. 
  9. ^ "Queensland schools opening dates". Retrieved 1 February 2018. 
  10. ^ "TRC Emmerson Park". Archived from the original on 24 October 2014. Retrieved 24 October 2014. 
  11. ^ "TRC Horners Reserve". Archived from the original on 24 October 2014. Retrieved 24 October 2014.