Pittsworth is located in the Darling Downs region of the Southern Queensland, Australia.
The population of the Pittsworth township is about 3,000 whilst the four closeby villages of Southbrook, Mount Tyson and Brookstead have a population of around 200 each. The area services about 2,000 people from the rural area on top of that. When you live in Pittsworth district you very quickly can become a part of a warm, embracing community.
The main street of Pittsworth is a buzz every day of the week. Business people here are eager to serve and look after you. They greet you at the door, ask if you need some assistance and bid you farewell on your leaving. All the usual goods and services are here, but the “usuals” in Pittsworth are award winning. This includes the butchers, bakers, hairdressers, furniture and gift stores, real estate agents, hotel, hardware stores, post office and eateries. These awards are for excellence in their fields and are industry recognised.
…Pittsworth people and businesses go the extra mile.
Pittsworth is serviced by three major banks. This is a good indication that the economy here is strong. There is an untapped wealth in the Pittsworth district that would embrace any new business. If you were thinking along that line, contact the Pittsworth District Alliance for helpful advice. People support locals as much as they can, and would prefer in general to spend their money locally than to travel to larger centres.
…Pittsworth is a great place to set up business.
The town has three schools as well as a C&K affiliated kindergarten and Kate’s Place Early Education & Childhood Centre. A State Primary School and St Stephen’s Catholic School provide for Prep to Year 6 students and the State High School for Year 7 to Year 12. The young people of Pittsworth are able to enjoy involvement in sports. Basketball, netball, swimming and rugby league are but a few on offer and are very popular with strong supporting clubs. The skate park is a great meeting place for the pre-teens as well. Pittsworth is an extremely family friendly town and is very safe.
…Pittsworth is a great place to raise your children.
The older members of the town are catered for as well. There is an amazing number of clubs and groups to join, including the quilters group, garden club, U3A, men’s groups, cooking and book clubs. There are many artisans tucked away on lifestyle blocks surrounding the town who, along with the art group, provide a stunning display at the Information Centre year-round.
…Pittsworth is a great place to experience fine foods and art.
Gardens are at their finest in Pittsworth. Every spring the town explodes into colour. Flowers in abundance down the main street and in every front yard. There is the Spring Garden Competition with open gardens every year. The weather in Pittsworth in any one day is variable. In winter it can be as low as minus 5 with frosts in the mornings which then changes to a beautiful sunny day of 15 degrees. In summer it can be as hot as 37 degrees and the thunderstorms with powerful lightning and cracking thunder across the valleys are spectacular.
…Pittsworth is a great place to see mother nature at her best.
The people in Pittsworth are very friendly and accepting. The town and surrounds have grown in recent years with people of all different backgrounds coming to settle. With the increase in population, of both younger and older members to the community, has come an expansion in local services, such as medical and dental centres, aged care and various types of in-home services.
…Pittsworth is a great place to live.