Lowood is at the southern end of the beautiful Somerset Region, 80km from Brisbane CBD, 30km from Ipswich, 45km from Esk and 8km from Fernvale. The 2011 Census listed Lowood's population had risen to 3145.
Picturesque and Peaceful
Lowood is surrounded by picturesque farmland, meandering creeks and low rolling hills. Lockyer Creek passes Lowood and joins the Brisbane River as it flows by from nearby Lake Wivenhoe.
History On Show
The area was settled from the 1860s and the town retains elements of its early character and charm. There are historic buildings from the 1880s to 1940s, interspersed with later buildings.
Around the town are classic Queenslander-style houses and homes from every era since the 1890s, as well as several new estates.
Relaxed Country Lifestyle
Some families have lived in the district for many generations and continue to enjoy all it has to offer.
Lowood is also popular with former city folks who have discovered a true 'tree change', with loads of clean country air, bright starry night skies, a friendly laid-back lifestyle and the natural beauty of this unspoilt region.