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Josephville
Queensland
Paddocks along The Hollows Road at Josephville, Queensland 2.jpg
Paddocks along The Hollows Road, 2016
Postcode: 4285
LGA: Scenic Rim Region
State District: Beaudesert
Federal Division: Wright
Localities around Josephville:
Bromelton Bromelton Beaudesert
Bromelton Josephville Cryna
Kooralbyn Laravale Laravale

Josephville is a locality in the Scenic Rim Region of South East Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Australian Census Josephville and surrounding localities recorded a combined population total of 201. The main land use in the area is agriculture.

Geography

Sydney Brisbane railway corridor at Josephville, Queensland
Sydney–Brisbane rail corridor, 2016

Part of the northern border is marked by the Logan River and its tributary Sandy Creek. A section of the border in the south also follows the Logan River. In the west the land rises to elevations above 500 m above sea level. Both the Mount Lindesay Highway and the Sydney–Brisbane rail corridor pass through Josephville.

History

The Beaudesert Shire Tramway, which operated from 1903 to 1944, had a station here. Josephville was once part of Beaudesert Shire, a former local government area. Josephville State School operated from 1909 to 1935.

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