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Mount Gravatt

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Mount Gravatt is 3,482, with a population density of 12.69 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Mount Gravatt is bounded by Nursery Road in the north, Logan Road in the east, Mount Gravatt Outlook Reserve in the south, and the Pacific Motorway, Griffith University and Bapaume Road in the west.

Name origin

Mount Gravatt is named after the mountain, which was named after Lieutenant George Gravatt, Commandant at Moreton Bay Penal Settlement in 1839.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s, with land used for grazing, fruit growing and general farming. Some growth took place in the 1880s and 1890s. Significant development occurred during the post-war years, with rapid growth from the late 1940s to the late 1960s. The population and dwelling stock have been relatively stable since the mid 1990s.

Land use

Mount Gravatt is a residential, institutional and parkland area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Griffith University (Mount Gravatt Campus), Mount Gravatt Outlook Reserve, Mount Gravatt and a number of schools.

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