Mount Glorious

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Mount Glorious
Queensland
Coordinates 27°20′5″S 152°46′2″E / 27.33472°S 152.76722°E / -27.33472; 152.76722 (Mount Glorious, Queensland)Coordinates: 27°20′5″S 152°46′2″E / 27.33472°S 152.76722°E / -27.33472; 152.76722 (Mount Glorious, Queensland)
Population 279 (2011 census)
Established 1903
Postcode(s) 4520
Location 30 km (19 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Ferny Grove
Federal Division(s) Dickson
Suburbs around Mount Glorious:
Dundas Kobble Creek Cedar Creek
Dundas Mount Glorious Cedar Creek
Mount Nebo Mount Nebo Highvale

Mount Glorious in Queensland is a mountain which is part of the D'Aguilar Range and is a suburb in Moreton Bay Region roughly 30 km north west of Brisbane.

Five blocks on the mountain were made available early in the 20th century, with the first block being bought by James O'Hara in 1903.[1]

The forest that surrounds the mountain village is part of Brisbane Forest Park and the D'Aguilar National Park. Other mountains in the D'Aguilar Range include Mount Nebo, Mount Pleasant and Mount Mee. The peak is approximately 599 m above sea level.

The mountain was the centre of a 4.4 magnitude earthquake in November 1960.[2]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Mount Glorious is 279, 48.4% female and 51.6% male.

The median/average age of the Mount Glorious population is 45 years of age, 8 years above the Australian average.

73.7% of people living in Mount Glorious were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.6%, New Zealand 4.3%, Germany 1.1%, Aruba 1.1%, Argentina 1.1%.

90.6% of people speak English as their first language 1.1% German, 1.1% Cantonese, 1.1% Swedish, 1.1% Spanish, 1.1% Greek.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Horton, Helen (1988). Brisbane's Back Door: The story of the D'Aguilar Range. Bowen Hills, Queensland: Boolarong Publications. p. 28. ISBN 0-86439-036-X. 
  2. ^ Daniel Hurst (2008-04-24). "Qld earthquake risk real". Brisbane Times. Fairfax Digital. Retrieved 2008-04-27. 

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