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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Moggill is 3,368, with a population density of 3.27 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Moggill is bounded by the locality of Anstead, Church Road, Christchurch Street, Kangaroo Gully Road, Moggill Road, Chad Street, Livesay Road and Weekes Road in the north, and the Brisbane River in the east, south and west.

Name origin

Moggill is named after the creek, which is named from an Aboriginal word meaning "water lizard".

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1840s, with land used mainly for grazing and farming. The area remained largely rural until the 1970s. Rapid growth took place from the mid 1990s, with the population trebling between 1996 and 2006, a result of large numbers of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Moggill is a developing residential and rural-residential area, with substantial outlying undeveloped areas. Rural areas are used mainly for cattle grazing and agriculture.

Major features

Major features of the area include Priors Pocket, Moggill Reserve and one school.