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Camp Mountain
Moreton Bay, Queensland
View of Brisbane city from Camp Mountain
Population 1,258 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4520
Location 20 km (12 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Ferny Grove
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. 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 and in 1947 was the location of Queensland's worst railway accident.


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. 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.

Heritage listings

Camp Mountain has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

  • 20 Upper Camp Mountain Road: Selector's Hut
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