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Mount Cotton is a suburb located south-east of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia in the Redland City local government area. The area was settled by Germans in the late 1860s. In the 20th century, poultry farms were established and in recent years the number of residential sub-developments has expanded.HistoryMount Cotton is named for the mountain that is in the area. It was named by Robert Dixon, a surveyor in the colony of Queensland. He named it after the commandant of the penal settlement of Moreton Bay, Major Sydney Cotton. In 1933, the first chicken farm in the area was established. Until the Shire of Tingalpa was abolished in 1949, Mount Cotton hosted its council chambers.Sirromet Wines winery on Mount Cotton Road opened in 2000. The vineyards are located on the Granite Belt where the climate is more suitable for grape growing.GeographyMount Cotton is a koala conservation area. In the west, the Venman Bushland National Park preserves a section of bushland along Tingalpa Creek.To the east, a wildlife corridor goes from the mountain towards Eprapah scout environmental site and Victoria Point, along Eprapah Creek.Mount Cotton is in Brisbane Region. Whether you only want to go to Mount Cotton, or have a whole adventure planned, Inspirock has you covered with our user-friendly Australia day trip website .
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