North Toowoomba, Queensland

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North Toowoomba
ToowoombaQueensland
The Downs Coop 3.jpg
The Downs Co-operative Dairy Association Limited Factory, 2014
North Toowoomba is located in Queensland
North Toowoomba
North Toowoomba
Coordinates27°32′47″S 151°57′14″E / 27.5463°S 151.9538°E / -27.5463; 151.9538Coordinates: 27°32′47″S 151°57′14″E / 27.5463°S 151.9538°E / -27.5463; 151.9538
Population2,953 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,480/km2 (3,820/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4350
Area2.0 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location2 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 urban locality in Toowoomba in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, North Toowoomba had a population of 2,953 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

North Toowoomba is located directly north of the Toowoomba city centre.

History[edit]

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] However, despite the name, the school is officially within Toowoomba City rather than in North Toowoomba.[4]

In the 2006 census, North Toowoomba had a population of 3,062 people.[5]

In the 2011 census, North Toowoomba had a population of 3,049 people.[6]

Heritage listings[edit]

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

Education[edit]

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).[8] However, despite the name, the school is officially within Toowoomba City rather than in North Toowoomba.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "North Toowoomba (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "North Toowoomba - locality in Toowoomba Region (entry 48028)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  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. ^ a b "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  5. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "North Toowoomba (SSC)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  6. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "North Toowoomba (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 January 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  7. ^ "The Downs Co-operative Dairy Association Limited Factory (former) (entry 602596)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  8. ^ "2015 School Annual Report" (PDF). Toowoomba North State School. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 January 2017. Retrieved 10 January 2017.

External links[edit]

  • "North Toowoomba". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.