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Rural home and fields, 2014
Glencoe is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 322 (2016 census)
 • Density 16.95/km2 (43.9/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4352
Area 19.0 km2 (7.3 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Condamine
Federal Division(s) Groom
Suburbs around Glencoe:
Gowrie Little Plain Lilyvale Meringandan West
Cutella Glencoe Cawdor
Kingsthorpe Gowrie Junction Gowrie Junction

Glencoe is a rural locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census,Glencoe had a population of 322 people.

The area was once known as Gowrie Scrub.


Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Glencoe, 2007
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Glencoe, 2007

The Bethlehem Lutheran Church opened in 1880 and celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2005.

Lutheran cemetery, Glencoe, 2007
Lutheran cemetery, Glencoe, 2007

Two cemeteries are located adjacent to one another in Glencoe Road. One is associated with the neighbouring Lutheran Church; the other is a non-denominational cemetery operated by the Toowoomba Regional Council.


There are no schools in Glencoe. The nearest government primary schools are Kingsthorpe State School in neighbouring Kingsthorpe to the south-west, Meringandan State School in neighbouring Meringandan West to the north-east, and Gowrie State School in neighbouring Gowrie Junction to the south-east. The nearest government secondary schools are Highfields State High School in Highfields to the east, Oakey State High School in Oakey to the west, and Wilsonton State High School in Wilsonton Heights to the south-east.

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