North Toowoomba, Queensland

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North Toowoomba
The Downs Coop 3.jpg
The Downs Co-operative Dairy Association Limited Factory, 2014
North Toowoomba is located in Queensland
North Toowoomba
North Toowoomba
Coordinates 27°32′46″S 151°57′14″E / 27.546°S 151.954°E / -27.546; 151.954Coordinates: 27°32′46″S 151°57′14″E / 27.546°S 151.954°E / -27.546; 151.954
Population 3,049 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4350
Area 2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Location 2 km (1 mi) N of Toowoomba
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Toowoomba North
Federal Division(s) Groom
Suburbs around North Toowoomba:
Rockville Harlaxton Mount Lofty
Newtown North Toowoomba Mount Lofty
Newtown Toowoomba City East Toowoomba

North Toowoomba is an inner suburb of Toowoomba in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia, located directly north of the city centre.[2] In the 2011 census, North Toowoomba had a population of 3,049 people.[1]


Toowoomba North Boys State School and Toowoomba North Girls and Infants State School both opened in 1869. In 1937 the two schools were combined to form Toowoomba North State School.[3]

In the 2006 census, North Toowoomba had a population of 3,062 people.[4]

Heritage listings[edit]

There are a number of heritage-listed sites in North Toowoomba, including:


Toowoomba North State School is a government co-education primary (P-6) school, located on the south-west corner of Mort and Taylor Streets. In 2015, the school had an enrolment of 157 students with 12 teachers (11 full-time equivalent).[6]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "North Toowoomba (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 January 2017.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "North Toowoomba (entry 41685)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0 
  4. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "North Toowoomba (SSC)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "The Downs Co-operative Dairy Association Limited Factory (former) (entry 602596)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "2015 School Annual Report" (PDF). Toowoomba North State School. Retrieved 10 January 2017. 

External links[edit]

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