Wilsonton, Queensland facts for kids
|Population||5,986 (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,109/km2 (2,870/sq mi)|
|Area||5.4 km2 (2.1 sq mi)|
|Location||5 km (3 mi) WNW of Toowoomba|
|State electorate(s)||Toowoomba North|
The suburb, officially named in 1981, is believed to honour James T. Wilson, an 1870s businessman and supporter of the Toowoomba Agricultural Society. The suburb was amended in 2006 after the gazettal of Wilsonton Heights as a separate suburb.
The suburb contains Toowoomba Airport and an industrial area in the south-west corner delimited by Taylor Street and Boundary Street.
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