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Clear Mountain
Moreton BayQueensland
Clear Mountain is located in Queensland
Clear Mountain
Clear Mountain
Location in Queensland
Population 730 (2016 census)
 • Density 67.6/km2 (175/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4500
Area 10.8 km2 (4.2 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 20 km (12 mi) from Brisbane CBD
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pine Rivers
Federal Division(s) Dickson
Suburbs around Clear Mountain:
Mount Samson Cashmere Cashmere
Closeburn Clear Mountain Cashmere
Closeburn Draper Eatons Hill

Clear Mountain is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Clear Mountain had a population of 730 people.


The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 707 persons in Clear Mountain on census night. Of these, 51.3% were female and 48.7% were male.

77.9% of people living in Clear Mountain were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.2%, New Zealand 2.4%, South Africa 2.3%, Scotland 1.1%, Netherlands 0.8%.

91.8% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.4% Afrikaans, 0.7% Italian, 0.7% Danish, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.4% German.

The age distribution of Clear Mountain residents is comparable to that of the greater Australian population. 66.1% of residents were over 25 years in 2011, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 33.9% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.


Clear Mountain is a unique enclave of acreage homes, bounded by State Forest and the beautiful Samford Valley, all within easy commute to Brisbane.

There are less than 800 residents, in this friendly community, with a broad demographic, including a number of retirees seeking a "tree-change", There are also a number of young families, seeking a truly rural lifestyle close enough to the CBD and amenities but remote enough to enjoy the beautiful countryside of South East Queensland

Properties range from modestly priced homes on smaller acreage blocks from $700,000 to executive mansions on larger acreage in excess of $8,000,000

Clear Mountain recently featured in the Top Ten Most Searched Suburbs Queensland - Real Estate


Clear Mountain is bounded by State Forest, where many people travel to participate in mountain biking, orienteering, walking, horse riding and road cycling. Nearby Albany Creek has rugby and soccer fields, public swimming pool and tennis courts. Samford, a short drive or cycle is home to excellent sports facilities and a gym, some of the local sports played in and around town include swimming, horse riding, soccer, football, cricket, netball, tennis, archery and lawn bowls. The Pine Rivers Shire Council, now known as the Moreton Bay Regional Council, acquired the former CSIRO land which is on the northern edge of the Village and comprises some 140 ha. The Council is planning a sport and recreation facility that will become a major resource for the residents of Samford Valley and the Moreton Bay region. The possible facilities include open space, camp ground, equestrian, tennis, netball, amphitheater, kiosk, soccer and rugby league and parking.


There are several local primary schools servicing Clear Mountain are Samford State School, Eatons Hill State School, Mount Samson State School and Samford Valley Steiner School.

There are several local high schools, Albany Creek State School, Genesis College, Prince of Peace, Mount Maria, Hillbrook, Ferny Grove State School, and Samford Valley Steiner School Several private schools maintain buses to Clear Mountain, including St Paul's School, Bald Hills, Padua College and St. Joseph's Nudgee College at Boondall.

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