Eastern Heights, Queensland

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Eastern Heights
IpswichQueensland
Eastern Heights is located in Queensland
Eastern Heights
Eastern Heights
Coordinates 27°37′33″S 152°46′28″E / 27.62583°S 152.77444°E / -27.62583; 152.77444Coordinates: 27°37′33″S 152°46′28″E / 27.62583°S 152.77444°E / -27.62583; 152.77444
Population 3,735 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4305
Location
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Ipswich
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Eastern Heights:
Ipswich Newtown Silkstone
Ipswich Eastern Heights Silkstone
Ipswich Raceview Raceview

Eastern Heights is a residential suburb of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. It is bordered to the west by Queens and Limestone Park. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 3,735.[1]

The origin of the suburb name is from a high ridge on the eastern side of the Ipswich CBD.[2]

Transport[edit]

Eastern Heights is serviced by a regular bus service.

Education[edit]

There are no schools in Eastern Heights, Silkstone Primary lie just to the east in Silkstone, while Ipswich Central Primary lie just to the west. Bremer State High School used to lie in the east as with Skilstone Primary, but has since moved further south-west of the suburb.

Parks and sports facilities[edit]

  • Jim Donald Memorial Park (soccer)
  • Hancock Park
  • Scout Hall

Places of worship[edit]

  • St Peters Anglican Church, Lloyd George St
  • Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Catholc Church (OLMM), Robertson Road

Heritage listings[edit]

Fairy Knoll residence, 2015

Eastern Heights has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Eastern Heights (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 October 2015. 
  2. ^ Place name details
  3. ^ "Fairy Knoll (entry 600600)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 9 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Garowie (entry 600599)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 9 July 2013. 

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