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Farms along Perrins Road, 2015
Ashwell is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 85 (2016 census)
 • Density 11.33/km2 (29.3/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4340
Area 7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Ipswich West
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Ashwell:
The Bluff Tallegalla Rosewood
The Bluff Ashwell Rosewood
Lanefield Lanefield Rosewood

Ashwell is a rural locality in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Ashwell had a population of 85 people.


The origin of the name Ashwell is from a town in the United Kingdom by the name of Ashwell. Walter Loveday and Henry Stevens provided an acre each of land for a school in this district to be named Ashwell after Walter Loveday's farm titled Ashwell which he named after Ashwell, United Kingdom.


Ashwell State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 35 Reinke Road (27°37′46″S 152°33′23″E / 27.6294°S 152.5565°E / -27.6294; 152.5565 (Ashwell State School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 58 students with 4 teachers and 8 non-teaching staff (4 full-time equivalent).

There is no secondary school in Ashwell. The nearest secondary school is Rosewood State High School in neighbouring Rosewood to the south-east.

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