Rosevale, Queensland

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Rosevale Retreat Hotel front.jpg
Rosevale Retreat Hotel, 2015
Rosevale is located in Queensland
Coordinates27°52′1″S 152°29′23″E / 27.86694°S 152.48972°E / -27.86694; 152.48972Coordinates: 27°52′1″S 152°29′23″E / 27.86694°S 152.48972°E / -27.86694; 152.48972
Population268 (2011 census)[1]
Elevation105 m (344 ft)
LGA(s)Scenic Rim Region
State electorate(s)Scenic Rim
Federal Division(s)Wright
Localities around Rosevale:
Mount Mort Merryvale
Mount Walker West
Mount Walker
Mount Mort
Rosevale Warrill View
Moorang Frazerview Frazerview

Rosevale is a small rural town in the Scenic Rim Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] At the 2011 Australia Census the town recorded a population of 268.[1]


The Bremer River passes through the town.


Spring fed waterhole, 1954
St Paul's Lutheran Church, 2015

The name Rosevale is a corruption of Rossvale, the name of a pastoral run pastoral used first in 1850s by William Ross.[2]

The Historic Rosevale Retreat Hotel, built in 1852 as a homestead, is the state's oldest hotel building. A victualler's licence was granted in 1887 to a Matthew Carmody.[3]

St Stephen's Anglican church was opened in 1887; the church closed in 1962. [4]

Rosevale has previously belonged to the Shire of Mutdapilly, Shire of Moreton and the Shire of Boonah local government areas.

For a detailed history of the district see St Patrick's Church, Rosevale#History.

Heritage listings[edit]

Rosevale has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Rosevale (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 July 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Rosevale (entry 47270)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
  3. ^ "History". Rosevale Retreat Hotel. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Closed churches". Anglican Church Southern Queensland. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  5. ^ "St Patrick's Church and Graveyard (entry 602735)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
  6. ^ a b "Local Heritage Register" (PDF). Scenic Rim Regional Council. Retrieved 10 February 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to Rosevale, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons