Highworth, Queensland

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Sunshine CoastQueensland
Highworth is located in Queensland
Coordinates26°36′54″S 152°55′34″E / 26.615°S 152.9261°E / -26.615; 152.9261 (Highworth (centre of locality))Coordinates: 26°36′54″S 152°55′34″E / 26.615°S 152.9261°E / -26.615; 152.9261 (Highworth (centre of locality))
Population301 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density232/km2 (600/sq mi)
Area1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)Nicklin
Federal Division(s)Fairfax
Suburbs around Highworth:
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Kureelpa Highworth Nambour
Kureelpa Burnside Nambour

Highworth is a mix-use locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Highworth had a population of 301 people.[1]


The locality has an area of residential development, an extension of the suburban development of neighbouring Nambour. The rest of the locality is used for agriculture, predominantly grazing on native vegetation.[3]


The locality is believed to be named after the town Highworth in England.[2]

Highworth Provisional School opened on 27 May 1901. It became Highworth State School on 1 January 1909. It closed on 15 August 1932.[4]

In the 2011 census Highworth had a population of 307 people.[5]

In the 2016 census, Highworth had a population of 301 people.[1]


There are no schools in Highworth. The nearest primary school is Burnside State School in neighbouring Burnside to the south. The nearest secondary school is Burnside State High School also in Burnside.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Highworth (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Highworth – locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48671)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  4. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  5. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Highworth". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 31 December 2012. Edit this at Wikidata