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Loading hay onto the wagon, Kingsthorpe District, cira 1902
Kingsthorpe is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 1,867 (2016 census)
 • Density 39.31/km2 (101.8/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4400
Area 47.5 km2 (18.3 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Condamine
Federal Division(s) Groom
Localities around Kingsthorpe:
Oakey Kings Siding Cutella
Oakey Kingsthorpe Gowrie Junction
Biddeston Wellcamp Gowrie Mountain

Kingsthorpe is a rural town and locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, the locality of Kingsthorpe had a population of 1,867 people.


Library services in Kingsthorpe are provided by the Toowoomba Regional Council's mobile library service. The van visits Kingsthorpe State School and Kingsthorpe Village Green every Wednesday.

Kingsthorpe features a number of parks with recreation areas, play equipment, and amenities, including Rosalie Walk, Settlers Park, Village Green, and Stoney Ridge Park. The Recreational Reserve has a large sporting oval, tennis courts, picnic facilities with an electric barbeque, and a clubhouse with a canteen and amenities.


Kingsthorpe State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Goombungee Road (27°28′19″S 151°48′52″E / 27.4719°S 151.8145°E / -27.4719; 151.8145 (Kingsthorpe State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 187 students with 13 teachers (12 full-time equivalent) and 12 non-teaching staff (7 full-time equivalent).

There is no secondary school in Kingsthorpe. The nearest secondary schools are in Oakey, Highfields, and Wilsonton Heights (in Toowoomba).

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