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Camp Mountain is located in Queensland
Camp Mountain
Camp Mountain
Coordinates 27°23′52″S 152°52′32″E / 27.3977°S 152.8755°E / -27.3977; 152.8755 (Camp Mountain (centre of locality))
Population 1,416 (2016 census)
 • Density 87.41/km2 (226.4/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4520
Area 16.2 km2 (6.3 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pine Rivers
Federal Division(s) Dickson
Suburbs around Camp Mountain:
Samford Valley Samford Village Samford Valley
Wights Mountain Camp Mountain Ferny Hills
Jollys Lookout Enoggera Reservoir Upper Kedron

Camp Mountain is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Camp Mountain had a population of 1,416 people.


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:


There are no schools is Camp Mountain. The nearest government primary schools are Samford State School in neighbouring Samford Village to the north, Patrick Road State School in neighbouring Ferny Hills to the east, and Ferny Grove State School in Ferny Grove to the east. The nearest government secondary school is Ferny Grove State High School in Ferny Grove to the east.

The Samford Ecological Research Facility is a 51-hectare (130-acre) parcel of land bequeathed by Elizabeth Nesta Marks to the Queensland University of Technology as a teaching and research facility for biodiversity and conservation, urban development, and agriculture. It is at 148 Camp Mountain Road (27°23′17″S 152°52′42″E / 27.3880°S 152.8784°E / -27.3880; 152.8784 (Samford Ecological Research Facility)).

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