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Athol
Toowoomba RegionQueensland
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Fields along Biddeston Southbrook Road, 2014
Athol is located in Queensland
Athol
Athol
Location in Queensland
Population 134 (2016 census)
 • Density 5.057/km2 (13.10/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4350
Area 26.5 km2 (10.2 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Condamine
Federal Division(s) Groom
Suburbs around Athol:
Biddeston Biddeston Westbrook
Biddeston Athol Westbrook
Southbrook Umbiram Wyreema

Athol is a rural locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Athol had a population of 134 people.

Geography

The Gore Highway passes through Athol. The Toowoomba Second Range Crossing will join the Gore Highway at Athol and is planned to be completed by 2018.

History

Westbrook Provisional School opened on 25 July 1887. In 1903, it was renamed Athol Provisional School and became Athol State School on 1 October 1910. It closed on 20 July 1962.

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