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Centenary Heights
ToowoombaQueensland
Population: 5,878
Postcode: 4350
Area: 3.1 km² (1.2 sq mi)
Location: 4 km (2 mi) SSE of Toowoomba
LGA: Toowoomba Region
State District: Toowoomba South
Federal Division: Groom
Suburbs around Centenary Heights:
South Toowoomba South Toowoomba Rangeville
Kearneys Spring Centenary Heights Rangeville
Kearneys Spring Middle Ridge Middle Ridge

Centenary Heights is a suburb of Toowoomba in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia, located 4 kilometres (2 mi) from the central business district.

History

Previously part of Middle Ridge, the area was named Centenary Heights in 1960 in honour of the separation of Queensland from New South Wales in 1859.

Recreation

The suburb has two parks: Emmerson Park, which includes two separate play areas, a barbecue, and a significant planting of mature trees; and Horners Reserve, which includes one small park and a large town water storage reserve.


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