Coes Creek, Queensland

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Coes Creek
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Coes Creek is located in Queensland
Coes Creek
Coes Creek
Coordinates26°38′54″S 152°56′34″E / 26.6483°S 152.9427°E / -26.6483; 152.9427Coordinates: 26°38′54″S 152°56′34″E / 26.6483°S 152.9427°E / -26.6483; 152.9427
Population1,392 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density557/km2 (1,442/sq mi)
Area2.5 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)Nicklin
Federal division(s)Fairfax
Suburbs around Coes Creek:
Perwillowen Burnside Nambour
Towen Mountain Coes Creek Woombye
West Woombye West Woombye Woombye

Coes Creek is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Coes Creek had a population of 1,392 people.[1]


The eastern boundary of Coes Creek is marked by Petrie Creek, a tributary of the Maroochy River.


The locality takes its name from the creek, which in turn was name after selector Robert Coe, who was killed by a train.[3][4] The Queensland Place Names Board approved the naming of the creek and the district after Coe on 1 December 1962.[2]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Coes Creek (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Coes Creek – locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48573)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  3. ^ "FATAL ACCIDENT AT WOOMBYE". The Brisbane Courier. Vol. LII, no. 11, 882. Queensland, Australia. 13 February 1896. p. 5. Retrieved 14 November 2019 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ "NOTES and NEWS". Gympie Times And Mary River Mining Gazette. Vol. XXVIII, no. 3401. Queensland, Australia. 13 February 1896. p. 3. Retrieved 14 November 2019 – via National Library of Australia.

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