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Best suburbs to live in Darling Downs Region, QLD

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Oakey

4.5Ranked 1st
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andrewm41

"A lovely town with all your needs within 5 minutes"

IGA and Foodworks underpin a commercial centre that allows you buy all your needs without parking hassles or travel. its closer to Toowoomba's North Centre and West than some parts of Tooowomba on do…
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South Toowoomba

4.5Ranked 2nd
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rich-a

"Has it all!"

South Toowoomba has it all. Close to town, great schools and shops. Very friendly neighbourhood and very safe. Why would you ever leave?
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Meringandan West

4.5Ranked 3rd
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Tess

"All te advantages with out the disadvantages"

Meringandan West is just 7km from Highfields where you will find a small shopping center with all you need. Good size Woolworths, hairdresser, post office good medical center, and chemist. Highfields …
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Miles

4.5Ranked 4th
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shazgun

"A wonderful, vibrant, safe community with core values and friendly locals."

I have lived in this town almost my entire life, went away for 10 years and returned to raise my family as I cannot think of a better town to bring up small children in a safe country environment. …
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Rangeville

4.5Ranked 5th
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FredK

"Very quiet suburb to live."

Rangeville is the best suburb we have lived in since we moved here 21 years ago. Very quiet and has all the amenities required for everyday family life. The only thing missing is a pub, which may or m…
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Kearneys Spring

4.5Ranked 6th
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laotzu

"Convenient location"

a very convenient location to everything: schools, shops, Uni, park, Japanese garden. It's safe and quiet as well.
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Newtown

4.5Ranked 7th
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RyanC1

"A beautiful suburb with character"

Newtown is one of Toowoomba's largest suburbs (geographically and by population). It is an inner city suburb with tree lined streets and plenty of old character homes and workers cottages on good siz…
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Rockville

4.5Ranked 8th
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phillipl1

"Quiet and affordable"

Although Rockville has a small industrial area between Mort Street and Vanity Street, the rest of Rockville is peaceful and nice to live in. There are 2 schools, 2 hospitals and is served by a regular…
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Kingsthorpe

4Ranked 9th
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MJHankins

"A quiet rural village."

We love living here. It's so quiet and safe, the local shop owners are friendly and so are the residents. You wouldn't know you were living so close to Toowoomba City. Kingsthorpe is a gorgeous little…
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Harristown

4Ranked 10th
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juliam13

"Quiet, central location"

We have been here for 4 years now and really happy with the area which is really quiet (Smithfield Estate). The location is perfect, close to hospital, parks and right in the middle of all major shop…
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Crows Nest

4Ranked 11th
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kaiser101

"Clean, Green, Quiet"

If you are after a relaxing lifestyle with a friendly neighbourhood, not much can beat Crows Nest. The town is big enough for most of the essential services, but small enough to prevent the suburban a…
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Mount Lofty

4Ranked 12th
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dj12

"Leafy suburb, close to the city"

Only a few minutes to the CBD, the traffic is light, and there are few roundabouts and traffic lights. It's close to good schools and childcare. You can walk to cafes, local grocery stores, and a cou…
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Highfields

3.5Ranked 13th
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Tye Thies

"Great town where everyones knows everyone"

Great area where everyone knows everyone with plenty to do
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Chinchilla

3.5Ranked 14th
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Donna Samuels

"A great place to raise a family"

I moved to Chinchilla from Toowoomba in 2006 and was very apprehensive about the move due to the "small town syndrome" and thinking we would have nothing to do on the weekends. I was very much mistake…
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Darling Heights

3.5Ranked 15th
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dunlookin

"Good place to buy. "

Good place to buy. You can get more house for your money. Most students are respectful towards neighbours (students need quiet to study as well). Real estate rental managers are very responsive to com…
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Toowoomba City

3Ranked 16th
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yourm

"New Wave"

Toowoomba has lots of money. its just a pretty town cause it has lots of trees and the cold weather makes you wear your good clothes . it double lane throughfares and grid layout make travel easy. …
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Dalby

3Ranked 17th
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katea14

"Great energy great town"

I have lived in Dalby a while now, here are my thoughts. -Woolies/coles are good and Foodworks is the best as they are open longer hours. -Adequate shops - there is enough shops. -Toowoomba is 1 hour…
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Warwick

3Ranked 18th
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davidc124

"Affordable, good weather and competent council,"

Having lived in Warwick several times, have lived in Launceston Tasmania, a few places in the Northern Rivers region of NSW and a few years in Redcliffe Qld I can honestly say Warwick in my experie…
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Stanthorpe

3Ranked 19th
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CaveatEmptor

"Relaxing Lifestyle with Wineries at your front door"

I have lived at Glen Aplin where you will find many excellent wineries within a 3 or 4 minutes drive. There are also a couple of fine restaurants close by. Glen Aplin is peaceful yet very convenient…
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East Toowoomba

1.5Ranked 20th
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joshd4

"Not nice"

yeah the houses here are cool and all but the people here are not. my neighbors are just terrible because they party all night and are always doing dumb things. there are others down the street from m…
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