Rosevale, Queensland facts for kids
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Rosevale Retreat Hotel, 2015
|Population||208 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1.556/km2 (4.03/sq mi)|
|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|
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.
Rosevale has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- Rosewood - Aratula Road: St Patrick's Church and Graveyard
- 572 Rosevale Road: St Paul's Lutheran Church
- 903 Rosevale Road: Rosevale Retreat Hotel
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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