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Mount Cotton QLD

Mount Cotton

Postcode: 4165

Mount Cotton is a suburb in the Redland Shire Council, which is situated in southeast Queensland, Australia, bordered by Brisbane City Council, Logan City Council and the Pacific Ocean.

Mount 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.