Jollys Lookout, Queensland

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Jollys Lookout
Queensland
View from Jollys Lookout in the Mount Nebo area, circa 1935.JPG
View from Jollys Lookout in the Mount Nebo area, ~1935
Jollys Lookout is located in Queensland
Jollys Lookout
Jollys Lookout
Coordinates27°24′37″S 152°49′37″E / 27.4102°S 152.8269°E / -27.4102; 152.8269 (Jollys Lookout (centre of locality))Coordinates: 27°24′37″S 152°49′37″E / 27.4102°S 152.8269°E / -27.4102; 152.8269 (Jollys Lookout (centre of locality))
Population76 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density21.1/km2 (54.7/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4520
Area3.6 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Pine Rivers
Federal division(s)Ryan
Suburbs around Jollys Lookout:
Highvale Wights Mountain
Camp Mountain
Camp Mountain
Highvale Jollys Lookout Enoggera Reservoir
Enoggera Reservoir Enoggera Reservoir Enoggera Reservoir

Jollys Lookout is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Jollys Lookout had a population of 76 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

The locality is located along Mount Nebo Road between The Gap in Brisbane and Mount Nebo.[3]

The north-western corner of the locality is within the D'Aguilar National Park, which extends into neighbouring Enoggera Reservoir and beyond. Apart from the protected area, the rest of the locality is located on the slopes of the Annand Range and has a mix of rural residential properties and undeveloped land. There is a small area of grazing on native vegetation.[3]

History[edit]

It is named after the popular lookout of the same name, which was named after Brisbane mayor, William Jolly, who visited the lookout about 1927.[2][4][5]

In the 2016 census, Jollys Lookout had a population of 76 people.[1]

Attractions[edit]

The lookout is accessed from Mount Nebo Road (27°23′58″S 152°48′24″E / 27.3995°S 152.8067°E / -27.3995; 152.8067 (Jollys Lookout)).[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Jollys Lookout (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Jollys Lookout – locality in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45501)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  4. ^ "JOLLY'S LOOKOUT". The Brisbane Courier. National Library of Australia. 17 November 1932. p. 16. Retrieved 13 March 2014.
  5. ^ "THE HIGHLANDS". The Brisbane Courier. National Library of Australia. 13 September 1930. p. 9. Retrieved 13 March 2014.
  6. ^ "Tourist points - Queensland". Queensland Open Data. Queensland Government. 18 November 2020. Archived from the original on 24 November 2020. Retrieved 24 November 2020.