Kingsthorpe, Queensland

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Kingsthorpe
Queensland
Kingsthorpe is located in Queensland
Kingsthorpe
Kingsthorpe
Coordinates 27°28′S 151°50′E / 27.467°S 151.833°E / -27.467; 151.833Coordinates: 27°28′S 151°50′E / 27.467°S 151.833°E / -27.467; 151.833
Population 1,820 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4400
Location
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Condamine
Federal Division(s) Groom

Kingsthorpe is a town in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. The town is in the Toowoomba local government area, 147 kilometres (91 mi) west of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2011 census, Kingsthorpe had a population of 1,820.[1]

Facilities[edit]

Library services in Kingsthorpe are provided by the Toowoomba Regional Council's mobile library service. The van visits Kingsthorpe State School and Kingsthorpe Village Green every Wednesday.[2]

Kingsthorpe features a number of parks with recreation areas, play equipment, and amenities, including Rosalie Walk,[3] Settlers Park,[4] Village Green,[5] and Stoney Ridge Park.[6] The Recreational Reserve has a large sporting oval, tennis courts, picnic facilities with an electric barbeque, and a clubhouse with a canteen and amenities.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Kingsthorpe (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Mobile library". Toowoomba Regional Council. Retrieved 10 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Rosalie Walk". Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Settlers Park". Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  5. ^ "Village Green". Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "Stoney Ridge Park". Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  7. ^ "Recreational Reserve". Retrieved 18 June 2015. 

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