Highvale, Queensland

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Highvale is located in Queensland
Coordinates27°22′44″S 152°48′43″E / 27.379°S 152.812°E / -27.379; 152.812Coordinates: 27°22′44″S 152°48′43″E / 27.379°S 152.812°E / -27.379; 152.812
Population1,545 (2011 census)[1]
Location21 km (13 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Pine Rivers
Federal Division(s)Dickson
Suburbs around Highvale:
Mount Glorious Cedar Creek Cedar Creek
Mount Nebo Highvale Samford Valley
Enoggera Reservoir Jollys Lookout Wights Mountain

Highvale is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2]


The area is the headwaters of the South Pine River. In the north and west of the locality the elevation rises to heights greater than 500 m above sea level along the D'Aguilar Range. Highvale is positioned at the base of Mount Nebo and Mount Glorious.


In the 2011 census, Highvale recorded a population of 1,545 people.[1]


Highvale is home to an active horse riding community with local tracks and many horse-centric events occurring annually, including riding for the disabled.


Highvale has an active Baháʼí Faith community, which offers children's classes in the local village aimed at increasing youth involvement in the community as well as spiritual growth and self-awareness.


The Samford Show is held annually in July at the Samford Show grounds located in Highvale. 2015 was marked by the addition of the Samford Area Mens Shed opening a facility in Highvale, at the entrance to the show grounds.


In the 2011 census, Highvale recorded a population of 1,545 people, 50.2% female and 49.8% male.[1] The median age of the Highvale population was 40 years, 3 years above the national median of 37. 75.5% of people living in Highvale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 10.4%, New Zealand 3.4%, South Africa 1.2%, Germany 0.6%, Netherlands 0.5%. 93.4% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.6% Hungarian, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% Thai.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Highvale (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 October 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Highvale (entry 45439)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014.