Mount Lofty, Queensland

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Mount Lofty
ToowoombaQueensland
Mount Lofty is located in Queensland
Mount Lofty
Mount Lofty
Coordinates 27°32′13″S 151°59′02″E / 27.537°S 151.984°E / -27.537; 151.984Coordinates: 27°32′13″S 151°59′02″E / 27.537°S 151.984°E / -27.537; 151.984
Population 3,570 (2006 census)[1]
 • Density 541/km2 (1,401/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4350
Area 6.6 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Location 3 km (2 mi) NE of Toowoomba
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Toowoomba North
Federal Division(s) Groom
Suburbs around Mount Lofty:
Ballard Ballard Withcott
Harlaxton Mount Lofty Withcott
North Toowoomba East Toowoomba Prince Henry Heights

Mount Lofty is a locality on the edge of the suburban area of Toowoomba, Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia, located 3 kilometres (2 mi) north-east of the city centre.[2]

Geography[edit]

Jubilee Park, a large parkland and bushland area with numerous riding trails, forms the eastern part of the suburb. At the end of North Street is the peak of Mount Lofty, which features a garden and rainforest, a lookout, and the transmission tower for WIN Television. Nearby is Toowoomba State High School (Mount Lofty Campus) and a rifle range used by Toowoomba Rifle Club,that is no longer in use.[3]

Heritage listings[edit]

Mount Lofty has a number of heritage-listed sites:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Mount Lofty (Toowoomba City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Mount Lofty - locality (entry 48012)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Brisway Publishing (2008). Brisway: Greater Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Toowoomba. p. Map T221. ISBN 978-0-909439-30-9. 
  4. ^ "Boyce Gardens (entry 601311)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 

External links[edit]

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