A beautiful drive an hour west of Toowoomba is the quaint country town Cecil Plains. Settled along the Condamine River, Cecil Plains has a range of historic buildings - some dating back to 1859, throughout the township and are quite the sight.
Surrounded by rich black soil, Cecil Plains is ideal for farming activities including cotton and grain production. The town is home to one of the largest cotton gins in the Southern Hemisphere and services farmers across the region.
Living in Cecil Plains
Cecil Plains is a community of just over 400 people, located between the larger townships of Dalby and Millmerran and the major service centre of Toowoomba City.
Cecil Plains has a range of beautiful open spaces and parks available for recreational visits. Cecil Plains Weir - Apex Park Located on the eastern approach to Cecil Plains anglers can fish for yellow belly, jewfish, cod and silver perch and there is a camping area where self-contained campers/caravaners can set up. Cecil Plains has a fully heated swimming pool available for public use. This six-lane, 25 metre pool also has a dedicated shade covered, solar-heated toddler's pool.
The Cecil Plains community hall seats up to 170 people. The hall is air-conditioned for summer comfort and has gas wall heaters installed for winter warmth. The front section of the hall has been renovated with the installation of a disabled access ramp, bar area, front foyer area and toilets which include a disabled facility.
Cecil Plains has a State Government primary and secondary school, offering education to boys and girls from Prep to year 9.