Camp Mountain, Queensland facts for kids
Moreton Bay, Queensland
View of Brisbane city from Camp Mountain
|Population||1,258 (2011 census)|
|Location||20 km (12 mi) from Brisbane|
|LGA(s)||Moreton Bay Region|
|State electorate(s)||Ferny Grove|
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.
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.
Camp Mountain has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- 20 Upper Camp Mountain Road: Selector's Hut
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