Top Camp, Queensland

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Top Camp
Toowoomba,  Queensland
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Top Camp
Coordinates 27°37′55″S151°56′04″E / 27.6319°S 151.9344°E / -27.6319; 151.9344 Coordinates: 27°37′55″S151°56′04″E / 27.6319°S 151.9344°E / -27.6319; 151.9344
Population852 (2016 census) [1]
 • Density157.8/km2 (409/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4350
Area5.4 km2 (2.1 sq mi)
Location9 km (6 mi) S of Toowoomba
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Condamine
Federal Division(s) Groom
Suburbs around Top Camp:
Darling Heights Kearneys Spring Kearneys Spring
Mount Rascal Top Camp Preston
Mount Rascal Hodgson Vale Preston

Top Camp is a locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. [2] In the 2016 census, Top Camp had a population of 852 people. [1]

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Geography

Top Camp is 9 kilometres (6 mi) from the Toowoomba city centre via the New England Highway. It is immediately to the west of the Great Dividing Range and is at an elevation of 580 to 630 metres (1,900 to 2,070 ft).The highway passes through the eastern part of the locality from north (Kearney Springs) to south (Hodgson Vale). [3]

The land use is rural residential. [3]

History

Top Camp State School opened on 17 June 1947 and closed on 13 June 1960. [4]

In the 2006 census, Top Camp had a population of 1.485 people. [5]

Education

There are no schools in Top Camp. The nearest primary schools are in Darling Heights, Drayton and Middle Ridge. The nearest secondary schools are in Harristown and Centenary Heights. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Top Camp (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  2. "Top Camp - locality in Toowoomba Region (entry 49264)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government . Retrieved 12 April 2019.
  3. 1 2 3 "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland . Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  4. Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN   978-1-921171-26-0
  5. Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Top Camp (Toowoomba City) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 June 2011.

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