Holmview, Queensland

Holmview is a residential suburb in the City of Logan, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Holmview had a population of 2,358 people.[1]

Holmview
Logan CityQueensland
Lima Park Holmview.jpg
Lima Park and bikeway, 2014
Holmview is located in Queensland
Holmview
Holmview
Coordinates27°42′52″S 153°10′16″E / 27.7144°S 153.1711°E / -27.7144; 153.1711Coordinates: 27°42′52″S 153°10′16″E / 27.7144°S 153.1711°E / -27.7144; 153.1711
Population2,358 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density590/km2 (1,527/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4207
Area4.0 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)Logan City
State electorate(s)Macalister
Federal Division(s)Forde
Suburbs around Holmview:
Edens Landing Loganholme Beenleigh
Waterford Holmview Beenleigh
Bahrs Scrub Bahrs Scrub Beenleigh

GeographyEdit

It is located south-west of Brisbane, the state capital. Much of the suburb is undeveloped bush. Part of the suburb's northern border is marked by the Logan River. The Beenleigh railway line passes through this northern section. The Logan River Road, a major arterial, crosses Holmview from east to west.

HistoryEdit

On 1 May 1975 Holmview was designed a locality by Queensland Place Names Board. It was designated as a suburb on 7 February 2003.[2] However, the name has a longer history with Holmview railway station being mentioned in railway timetables in 1886,[3] the railway line to Beenleigh having opened on 27 July 1885.[4] Despite its name, the railway station is now within the locality of Beenleigh.[5] There is an 1889 electoral roll listing for William Mann, a leaseholder at "Holmview, Beenleigh".[6][7]

In the 2011 census, Holmview recorded a population of 1,395 people.[8]

In the 2016 census, Holmview had a population of 2,358 people.[1]

EducationEdit

There are no schools in Holmview. The nearest primary school is Edens Landing State School in neighbouring Edens Landing. The nearest secondary schools are Windaroo Valley State High School in neighbouring Bahrs Scrub, Loganlea State High School in Loganlea and Beenleigh State High School in Beenleigh.[9]

DemographicsEdit

In the 2011 census, Holmview recorded a population of 1,395 people, 50.2% female and 49.8% male.[8] The median age of the Holmview population was 27 years, 10 years below the national median of 37. 73.2% of people living in Holmview were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 9.2%, England 3.8%, South Africa 0.9%, Scotland 0.4%, Canada 0.4%. 87.8% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.9% Maori (New Zealand), 0.6% French, 0.6% Romanian, 0.4% Afrikaans, 0.4% Other Australian Indigenous Languages.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Holmview (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018.  
  2. ^ a b "Holmview - suburb in City of Logan (entry 48113)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Railway Time Tables". The Brisbane Courier. Queensland, Australia. 7 January 1886. p. 2. Retrieved 28 March 2020 – via Trove.
  4. ^ Kerr, John (1990). Triumph of narrow gauge : a history of Queensland Railways. Boolarong Publications. p. 224. ISBN 978-0-86439-102-5.
  5. ^ "Beenleigh" (Map). Queensland Government. 1947. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  6. ^ Qld Electoral rolls 1860-79, 1884, 1889. Toowoomba & Darling Downs Family History Society.
  7. ^ "Advertising". Logan Witness. Queensland, Australia. 10 July 1886. p. 2. Retrieved 28 March 2020 – via Trove.
  8. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Holmview (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 July 2012.  
  9. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 28 March 2020.

External linksEdit

  • "Holmview". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.