Mount Cotton, Queensland
Redland City, Queensland
Mount Cotton Lutheran Church, 1931
|Population||4,804 (2011 census)|
|Location||34 km (21 mi) from Brisbane GPO|
|State electorate(s)||Electoral district of Redlands|
|Federal Division(s)||Division of Bowman|
Mount Cotton is named for the mountain that is in the area. It was named by Robert Dixon, a surveyor in the colony of Queensland. He named it after the commandant of the penal settlement of Moreton Bay, Major Sydney Cotton. Until the Shire of Tingalpa was abolished in 1949, Mount Cotton hosted its council chambers.
In the 2011 Census the population of Mount Cotton is 4,804, 50.8% female and 49.2% male.
The median/average age of the Mount Cotton population is 32 years of age, 5 years below the Australian average.
76.8% of people living in Mount Cotton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.8%, New Zealand 4.1%, South Africa 2.4%, Scotland 0.7%, Ireland 0.5%.
93.7% of people speak English as their first language 0.7% Afrikaans, 0.3% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Japanese.
- University of Queensland: Queensland Places: Mount Cotton
- Mount Cotton History 
- Mount Cotton Timeline 
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