Camp Mountain, Queensland

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Camp Mountain
View of Brisbane city from Camp Mountain
Camp Mountain is located in Queensland
Camp Mountain
Camp Mountain
Coordinates27°23′42″S 152°52′25″E / 27.39500°S 152.87361°E / -27.39500; 152.87361Coordinates: 27°23′42″S 152°52′25″E / 27.39500°S 152.87361°E / -27.39500; 152.87361
Population1,416 (2016 census)[1]
Location20 km (12 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Pine Rivers
Federal Division(s)Dickson
Suburbs around Camp Mountain:
Samford Samford Bunya
Wights Mountain Camp Mountain Ferny Hills
Enoggera Reservoir Enoggera Reservoir Upper Kedron

Camp Mountain is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2]


Camp Mountain — looking towards the Glass House Mountains

Camp Mountain is near Samford, 20 kilometres (12 mi) north-west of the Brisbane central business district. Parts of it are within the Brisbane Forest Park and a lookout and recreation area is accessible off Mount Nebo Road.


Camp Mountain railway station opened in 1918, and until 1955 the train line to Dayboro traversed the area. In 1947 Camp Mountain was the location of Queensland's worst railway accident.

In the 2011 census, Camp Mountain recorded a population of 1,258 people.[3]


In the 2011 census, Camp Mountain recorded a population of 1,258 people, 51% female and 49% male.[3] The median age of the Camp Mountain population was 41 years, 4 years above the national median of 37. 81.7% of people living in Camp Mountain were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6.4%, New Zealand 1.8%, Netherlands 1%, Italy 0.9%, South Africa 0.6%. 92.1% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1% German, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.6% Italian, 0.3% Hungarian.[3]

Heritage listings[edit]

Camp Mountain has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Camp Mountain (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Camp Mountain (entry 45376)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 11 January 2014.
  3. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Camp Mountain (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  4. ^ "Selector's Hut (former) (entry 602654)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 11 July 2013.

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