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Middle Ridge, Queensland

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Population  6,561 (2011 census)
LGA(s)  Toowoomba Region
Middle Ridge  Silver Ridge
Postal code  4350
Postcode(s)  4350
State electorate(s)  Toowoomba South
Area  6.7 kmĀ²
Federal division  Division of Groom
Middle Ridge, Queensland
Location  6 km (4 mi) SSE of Toowoomba

Middle Ridge is a suburb of Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, located 6 kilometres (4 mi) from the city centre. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 6,561.

Map of Middle Ridge QLD 4350, Australia

Middle Ridge was named in the 1860s, as the area between East and West Creeks where the teamsters who camped at Toowoomba turned their teams loose to graze.

The suburb contains a primary school, Middle Ridge State School. Several sporting facilities are also located in Middle Ridge: the Echo Valley Motor Sport Complex (home to the Toowoomba Auto Club and Toowoomba Motocross Club), the Valleys rugby league club, and Toowoomba Golf Club.

Middle Ridge is home to the heritage-listed Gabbinbar homestead.

References

Middle Ridge, Queensland Wikipedia


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