Mount Pleasant, Queensland (Moreton Bay Region)

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Mount Pleasant
Queensland
Mount Pleasant Public Hall, Mount Pleasant, 2020 01.jpg
Mount Pleasant Public Hall, 2020
Mount Pleasant is located in Queensland
Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant
Coordinates27°08′52″S 152°46′58″E / 27.1477°S 152.7827°E / -27.1477; 152.7827 (Mount Pleasant (centre of locality))Coordinates: 27°08′52″S 152°46′58″E / 27.1477°S 152.7827°E / -27.1477; 152.7827 (Mount Pleasant (centre of locality))
Population332 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density8.949/km2 (23.18/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4521
Area37.1 km2 (14.3 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Pine Rivers
Federal division(s)Dickson
Suburbs around Mount Pleasant:
Mount Byron Mount Mee Ocean View
Mount Byron Mount Pleasant King Scrub
Mount Byron Laceys Creek Dayboro

Mount Pleasant is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Mount Pleasant had a population of 332 people.[1]

Mount Pleasant is also a mountain in the north-east of the locality (27°09′00″S 152°46′00″E / 27.15°S 152.7666667°E / -27.15; 152.7666667 (Mount Pleasant (Moreton Bay Region)), height 525 metres (1,722 ft)) which is part of the D'Aguilar Range.[3]

Geography[edit]

Other mountains in the D'Aguilar Range include Mount Nebo, Mount Glorious and Mount Mee.[citation needed]

History[edit]

Upper North Pine Provisional School opened in late 1880. It closed following the dismissal of teacher Mr Storey, re-opening circa July 1887 with a new teacher, Mr E. Sinclair.[4] On 1 January 1909, it became Upper North Pine State School. It closed in February 1942.[5] It was on Mount Pleasant Road (27°10′33″S 152°47′49″E / 27.1759°S 152.7970°E / -27.1759; 152.7970 (Upper North Pine State School (former))).[6][7][8][9]

Mount Pleasant Provisional School opened on 28 August 1905. On 1 January 1909, it became Mount Pleasant State School. It closed in 1965. and closed on 1965.[5] It was at approx 259 Mount Brisbane Road (27°08′58″S 152°46′12″E / 27.1495°S 152.7699°E / -27.1495; 152.7699 (Mount Pleasant State School (former))).[10][11][12][9]

In April 1920, the Upper North Pine Honour Roll was unveiled in the Mount Pleasant School of Arts by Richard Warren, the Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly for Murrumba. The roll has the names of the 26 World War I servicemen from the Mount Pleasant and Lacey Creek districts; nine of them died in the war.[13]

In the 2011 census, Mount Pleasant recorded a population of 304 people, 49% female and 51% male.[14] The median age of the Mount Pleasant population was 37 years, the same as the national median. 86.5% of people living in Mount Pleasant were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6.6%, New Zealand 3%, Canada 1.7%, Belgium 1%. 97.7% of people spoke only English at home.[14]

In the 2016 census, Mount Pleasant had a population of 332 people.[1]

Amenities[edit]

Mount Pleasant Public Hall, 2020

Mount Pleasant Community Hall (formerly Mount Pleasant Public Hall & School of Arts) is at 352 Mount Pleasant Road (27°09′56″S 152°47′02″E / 27.16550°S 152.78390°E / -27.16550; 152.78390 (Mount Pleasant Community Hall)).[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mount Pleasant (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Mount Pleasant – locality in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45455)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 7 March 2022.
  3. ^ "mountain in Moreton Bay Region (entry 27099)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 11 November 2019.
  4. ^ "Our District". Moreton Mail. Vol. 2, no. 79. Queensland, Australia. 9 July 1887. p. 5. Retrieved 27 May 2022 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ a b Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  6. ^ "Moreton 40 Chain map AG2 series sheet 5 north" (Map). Queensland Government. 1922. Retrieved 27 May 2022.
  7. ^ "Moreton 40 Chain map AG2 series sheet 4 north" (Map). Queensland Government. 1928. Retrieved 27 May 2022.
  8. ^ "Parish of Samsonvale" (Map). Queensland Government. 1944. Archived from the original on 23 February 2022. Retrieved 23 February 2022.
  9. ^ a b "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 1 June 2022.
  10. ^ "Caboolture" (Map). Queensland Government. 1932. Retrieved 1 June 2022.
  11. ^ "Caboolture" (Map). Queensland Government. 1943. Retrieved 1 June 2022.
  12. ^ "9443-36 Dayboro" (Map). Queensland Government. 1976. Retrieved 1 June 2022.
  13. ^ "Upper North Pine Honour Board in Mt Pleasant Community Hall". Dayboro. 8 April 2020. Archived from the original on 9 December 2020. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  14. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Mount Pleasant (Moreton Bay - Qld) (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 September 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  15. ^ "Mt Pleasant Community Hall". Moreton Bay Regional Council. Archived from the original on 18 September 2020. Retrieved 3 February 2021.

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