Highvale, a rural-residential suburb in Pine Rivers shire, is 25 km north-west of central Brisbane and between Samford Village and Mount Glorious.

Land at Highvale was subdivided in the early 1900s and a model dairy farm known as The Highlands was acquired after World War I for farms. It is thought that the name of the model farm was the origin of 'Highvale'. Bananas were the main crop until affected by disease in the late 1920s.

In the 1970s the Samford Agricultural, Horticultural and Industrial Association moved its annual show venue from Samford to a new showground in Highvale. Twenty years later (1996) rural/residential subdivisions spread from Samford to Highvale with the first stage of the Samford Downs Estate, near the showground. Averaging one acre, the allotments have town water and underground powerlines. The Samford Valley Country Club is north-east of the showground.

Highvale's census populations have been:

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