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Mount Nebo
Mount Nebo, Queensland
Mount Nebo is located in Queensland
Mount Nebo
Mount Nebo
Coordinates 27°22′32″S 152°46′52″E / 27.3755°S 152.7811°E / -27.3755; 152.7811Coordinates: 27°22′32″S 152°46′52″E / 27.3755°S 152.7811°E / -27.3755; 152.7811
Population 424 (2016 census)
 • Density 29.44/km2 (76.2/sq mi)
Established 1919
Postcode(s) 4520
Area 14.4 km2 (5.6 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pine Rivers
Federal Division(s) Dickson
Suburbs around Mount Nebo:
England Creek Mount Glorious Highvale
Banks Creek Mount Nebo Highvale
Lake Manchester Lake Manchester Enoggera Reservoir

Mount Nebo is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Mount Nebo had a population of 424 people.


In the 2011 census, Mount Nebo recorded a population of 433 people, 50.3% female and 49.7% male.

The median age of the Mount Nebo population was 42 years, 5 years above the national median of 37.

76.6% of people living in Mount Nebo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 11.1%, New Zealand 3.5%, France 1.4%, South Africa 1.2%, United States of America 1.2%. 94.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.4% French, 1.2% Dhivehi, 0.7% German, 0.7% Hebrew.

The most common religious affiliation was "No Religion" (49.0%); the next most common responses were Catholic 14.3%, Anglican 8.5%, Uniting Church 5.1% and Buddhism 3.5%.


Settlement began in 1919 with the subdivision of the Highlands Estate into smaller blocks for soldiers returning from World War I. For a number of years the community belonged to the Shire of Esk, but between 1932 and 1936 a redrawing of the boundaries brought Mount Nebo into the Shire of Pine Rivers. The 2008 amalgamation of local councils means it now falls within the Moreton Bay Region.

Mount Nebo, Queensland


Mount Nebo State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Mount Nebo Road (27°23′47″S 152°47′00″E / 27.3965°S 152.7834°E / -27.3965; 152.7834 (Mount Nebo State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 30 students with 6 teachers (3 full-time equivalent) and 6 non-teaching staff (3 full-time equivalent).

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