Lota House is a heritage site, which is the residence of William Duckett White, a member of the Queensland Legislative Council.
The estimated population in Lota as of 2011 census was 3,255 and the postcode of this region is 4179.
Suburbs which are surrounded by Lota are Wynnum West to the north-west, Manly West to the west, Wakerley to the south-west, Manly to the north, Ransome to the south, Moreton Bay to the east and Thorneside to the south-east.
Lota railway station offers rail services that are connected with Queensland Rail City network.
Lota has the following primary amenities: The Wynnum Hospital, Bayside PCYC, Bayside United Soccer Club, Lota State School and Melaleuca Environmental Park. The Lota Foreshore Park is a Camping Reserve that extends along the eastern edge of the suburb, with playgrounds, barbecuing facilities, boat ramps and a sculpture park.