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 5,878 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 1,896/km2 (4,910/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 (1968), Gabbinbar State School (1972); St Thomas More's Primary School (Catholic, 1961) and Martin Luther Primary School (Lutheran, 1977).

Recreation[edit]

The suburb has two parks: Emmerson Park, which includes two separate play areas, a barbecue, and a significant planting of mature trees;[3] and Horners Reserve, which includes one small park and a large town water storage reserve.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Centenary Heights (Toowoomba City) (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 August 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Centenary Heights (entry 47910)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "TRC Emmerson Park". Retrieved 24 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "TRC Horners Reserve". Retrieved 24 October 2014.