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Mount Pleasant
Queensland
Mount Pleasant Public Hall, Mount Pleasant, 2020 01.jpg
Mount Pleasant Public Hall, 2020
Population 332 (2016 census)
 • Density 8.949/km2 (23.18/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4521
Area 37.1 km2 (14.3 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pine Rivers
Federal Division(s) Dickson
Suburbs around Mount Pleasant:
Mount Mee Mount Mee Campbells Pocket
Mount Byron Mount Pleasant Rocksberg
Laceys Creek Ocean View Ocean View

Mount Pleasant is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Mount Pleasant had a population of 332 people. Mount Pleasant is also a mountain in the north-east of the locality (27°09′00″S 152°46′00″E / 27.15°S 152.7666667°E / -27.15; 152.7666667 (Mount Pleasant (Moreton Bay Region)), height 525 metres (1,722 ft)) which is part of the D'Aguilar Range.

Geography

Other mountains in the D'Aguilar Range include Mount Nebo, Mount Glorious and Mount Mee.

History

In April 1920 the Upper North Pine Honour Roll was unveiled in the Mount Pleasant School of Arts by Richard Warren, the Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly for Murrumba. The roll has the names of the 26 World War I servicemen from the Mount Pleasant and Lacey Creek districts; nine of them died in the war.

At the 2011 census Mount Pleasant had a population of 304.

Amenities

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Mount Pleasant Public Hall, 2020

Mount Pleasant Community Hall (formerly Mount Pleasant Public Hall & School of Arts) is at 352 Mount Pleasant Road (27°09′56″S 152°47′02″E / 27.16550°S 152.78390°E / -27.16550; 152.78390 (Mount Pleasant Community Hall)).

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Mount Pleasant recorded a population of 304 people, 49% female and 51% male. The median age of the Mount Pleasant population was 37 years, the same as the national median. 86.5% of people living in Mount Pleasant were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6.6%, New Zealand 3%, Canada 1.7%, Belgium 1%. 97.7% of people spoke only English at home.

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