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Mount Lofty
ToowoombaQueensland
Population: 3570
Postcode: 4350
Area: 6.6 km² (2.5 sq mi)
Location: 3 km (2 mi) NE of Toowoomba
LGA: Toowoomba Region
State District: Toowoomba North
Federal Division: Groom
Suburbs around Mount Lofty:
Ballard Ballard Withcott
Harlaxton Mount Lofty Withcott
North Toowoomba East Toowoomba Prince Henry Heights

Mount Lofty is a locality on the edge of the suburban area of Toowoomba, Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia, located 3 kilometres (2 mi) north-east of the city centre.

Geography

Jubilee Park, a large parkland and bushland area with numerous riding trails, forms the eastern part of the suburb. At the end of North Street is the peak of Mount Lofty, which features a garden and rainforest, a lookout, and the transmission tower for WIN Television. Nearby is Toowoomba State High School (Mount Lofty Campus) and a rifle range used by Toowoomba Rifle Club,that is no longer in use.

Heritage listings

Mount Lofty has a number of heritage-listed sites:

  • 6 Range Street: Boyce Gardens

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