Camp Mountain, Queensland
View of Brisbane city from Camp Mountain
|Population||1,416 (2016 census)|
|Location||20 km (12 mi) from Brisbane|
|LGA(s)||Moreton Bay Region|
|State electorate(s)||Pine Rivers|
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.
In the 2011 census, Camp Mountain recorded a population of 1,258 people, 51% female and 49% male. 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.
Camp Mountain has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Camp Mountain (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
- "Camp Mountain (entry 45376)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 11 January 2014.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Camp Mountain (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014.
- "Selector's Hut (former) (entry 602654)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 11 July 2013.
- Appleton, Louise (1972), Centenary Samford State School, 1872-1972 : history of the Samford State School and also history in brief of Camp Mountain Provisional School and Closeburn, Highvale and Parker State Schools in the Samford Valley
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