Gold Coast City, Queensland
|Population||286 (2016 census)|
|• Density||14.23/km2 (36.85/sq mi)|
|Area||20.1 km2 (7.8 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||City of Gold Coast|
The locality was named by James Murtha circa 1869. Originally from County Cork, Ireland, he named his property, Kingsholme. Other notable pioneering families included the Thomson family (Alexander Thomson) who emigrated from Scotland in 1889.
Historically, farming families grew bananas, sugar cane and arrowroot. Some supplemented their farm income with dairying or sawmilling. Today, many former farms have been sub divided.
There are no schools in Kingsholme. The nearest primary schools are Ormeau State School in neighbouring Ormeau to the north-east and Cedar Creek State School in neighbouring Cedar Creek to the west. The nearest secondary school is Ormeau Woods State High School in Ormeau.
Ormeau Rural Fire Station is the southern side of eastern end of Upper Ormeau Road ().
There are a number of parks in the locality, including:
- Gerrale Dr Reserve 2 ( )
- Hidden Court Reserve ( )
- Howard Creek Reserve ( )
- Monty Kerkin Environmental Reserve ( )
- Ormeau Hill District Sports Park ( )
- Rocky Creek Conservation Area ( )
- Stage Coach Reserve ( )
- The Grange Environmental Park ( )
- Upper Ormeau Conservation Area ( )
- Upper Ormeau Rd Reserve ( )
- Wongawallan Conservation Area ( )
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