Camp Mountain, Queensland

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Camp Mountain
Queensland
View-of-Brisbane-city-from-Camp-Mountain.jpg
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]
Postcode(s)4520
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] It 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.

Until 1955 the train line to Dayboro traversed the area; in 1947 Camp Mountain was the location of Queensland's worst railway accident.

Demographics[edit]

Camp Mountain — looking towards the Glass House Mountains

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:

References[edit]

  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 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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