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Rangeville
ToowoombaQueensland
Maker Street Rangeville.jpg
Maker Street, 2014
Population: 8217
Postcode: 4350
Area: 10.1 km² (3.9 sq mi)
Location: 5 km (3 mi) SE of Toowoomba
LGA: Toowoomba Region
State District: Toowoomba South
Federal Division: Groom
Suburbs around Rangeville:
South Toowoomba Redwood Withcott
Centenary Heights Rangeville Blanchview
Middle Ridge Middle Ridge Silver Ridge

Rangeville is a suburb of Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, located 5 kilometres (3 mi) south-east of the city centre. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 8,217.

Geography

The suburb's eastern boundary is home to four reserves: Picnic Point Park (with several lookouts, a restaurant and a bar); Mount Tabletop, accessible only by a walking track from Table Top Drive; McKnight Park, and J. E. Duggan Park, named for former Labor Opposition leader Jack Duggan who represented the local area for over 30 years. The western boundary along East Creek is home to the Toowoomba Bicentennial Waterbird Habitat.

At Pincic Point a 150-foot flagpole was erected as part of the Q150 celebrations.

History

As closer settlement moved further along the range from Toowoomba, the suburb appears to have been named Rangeville to distinguish it from The Range, which was the general term for the area along the Range.

Heritage listings

Rodway at Rangeville
Rodway residence, 2014

Rangeville has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

  • 1 South Street: Geeumbi
  • 2 South Street: Rodway, Toowoomba
  • 168 Tourist Road: Picnic Point and adjacent Parkland

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