Mount Rascal, Queensland

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Mount Rascal
Queensland
Mount Rascal is located in Queensland
Mount Rascal
Mount Rascal
Coordinates27°37′55″S 151°55′04″E / 27.6319°S 151.9177°E / -27.6319; 151.9177Coordinates: 27°37′55″S 151°55′04″E / 27.6319°S 151.9177°E / -27.6319; 151.9177
Population462 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density64.2/km2 (166.2/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4350
Area7.2 km2 (2.8 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location12 km (7 mi) SSW of Toowoomba
LGA(s)Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s)Condamine
Federal Division(s)Groom
Suburbs around Mount Rascal:
Darling Heights Darling Heights Darling Heights
Finnie Mount Rascal Top Camp
Vale View Vale View Hodgson Vale

Mount Rascal is a rural locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Mount Rascal had a population of 462 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

The locality is 12 kilometres (7 mi) from the Toowoomba central business district.

The mountain Mount Rascal is in the west of the locality (27°35′38″S 152°37′08″E / 27.594°S 152.619°E / -27.594; 152.619 (Mount Marrow (Queensland))) with a peak of 734 metres (2,408 ft).[3]

History[edit]

The locality is named after a which was named by the Minister for Lands in April 1969.[4]

Education[edit]

There are no schools in Mount Rascal. The nearest primary schools are in Drayton and Vale View. The nearest secondary schools are in Harristown and Centenary Heights.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mount Rascal (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Mount Rascal - locality in Toowoomba Region (entry 49263)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  3. ^ "mountain in City of Ipswich (entry 21085)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 2 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Mount Rascal (entry 28021)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  5. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 2 December 2019.