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Rosevale Retreat Hotel, 2015
Rosevale is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 208 (2016 census)
 • Density 1.556/km2 (4.03/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4340
Elevation 105 m (344 ft)
Area 133.7 km2 (51.6 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Scenic Rim Region
State electorate(s) Scenic Rim
Federal Division(s)
Localities around Rosevale:
Mount Mort
Mount Walker West
Mount Walker
Townson Rosevale Warrill View
Moorang Frazerview Frazerview

Rosevale is a rural locality in the Scenic Rim Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Rosevale had a population of 208 people.


Queensland State Archives 1704 Waterhole fed by spring Rosevale October 1954
Spring fed waterhole, 1954
Upper Bremer River 2
St Paul's Lutheran Church Rosevale
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.

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.

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

Heritage listings

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


There are no schools in Rosevale. The nearest government primary schools are Warrill View State School in neigbouring Warrill View to the east and Aratula State School in Aratula to the south. The nearest government secondary schools are Rosewood State High School in Rosewood to the north and Boonah State High School in Boonah to the south-east.

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