Mount Glorious facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Glorious
|Population||279 (2011 census)|
|Location||30 km (19 mi) from Brisbane|
|LGA(s)||Moreton Bay Region|
|State electorate(s)||Ferny Grove|
Five blocks on the mountain were made available early in the 20th century, with the first block being bought by James O'Hara in 1903.
The forest that surrounds the mountain village is part of Brisbane Forest Park and the D'Aguilar National Park. Other mountains in the D'Aguilar Range include Mount Nebo, Mount Pleasant and Mount Mee. The peak is approximately 599 m above sea level.
The mountain was the centre of a 4.4 magnitude earthquake in November 1960.
In the 2011 census, Mount Glorious recorded a population of 279 people, 48.4% female and 51.6% male. The median age of the Mount Glorious population was 45 years, 8 years above the national median of 37. 73.7% of people living in Mount Glorious were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.6%, New Zealand 4.3%, Germany 1.1%, Aruba 1.1%, Argentina 1.1%. 90.6% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.1% German, 1.1% Cantonese, 1.1% Swedish, 1.1% Spanish, 1.1% Greek.
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