Mount Glorious

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Mount Glorious
Queensland
Mount Glorious is located in Queensland
Mount Glorious
Mount Glorious
Coordinates27°20′5″S 152°46′2″E / 27.33472°S 152.76722°E / -27.33472; 152.76722Coordinates: 27°20′5″S 152°46′2″E / 27.33472°S 152.76722°E / -27.33472; 152.76722
Population279 (2011 census)[1]
Established1903
Postcode(s)4520
Location30 km (19 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Pine Rivers
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. 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.

History[edit]

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.[2] In 1921, a real estate map advertised 31 blocks as 'Crest Estate : the first section', being subdivisions of Portion 9, Parish of Parker.[3][4]

The mountain was the centre of a 4.4 magnitude earthquake in November 1960.[5]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Mount Glorious recorded a population of 279 people, 48.4% female and 51.6% male.[1] The median age of the Mount Glorious population was 45 years, 8 years above the national median of 37. 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 spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.1% German, 1.1% Cantonese, 1.1% Swedish, 1.1% Spanish, 1.1% Greek.[1]

Amenities[edit]

The Moreton Bay Regional Council operates a mobile library service which visits the Mount Glorious Hall on Mount Glorious Road.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Mount Glorious (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 September 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Mount Glorious Crest Estate : the first section". State Library of Queensland. 1921. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Advertising". The Brisbane Courier (19, 711). Queensland, Australia. 24 March 1921. p. 12. Retrieved 30 April 2019 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ Daniel Hurst (2008-04-24). "Qld earthquake risk real". Brisbane Times. Fairfax Digital. Archived from the original on 2009-04-27. Retrieved 2008-04-27.
  6. ^ "Mobile Library". Moreton Bay Regional Council. Archived from the original on 30 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.

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