Kidaman Creek, Queensland

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Kidaman Creek
Queensland
Kidaman Creek is located in Queensland
Kidaman Creek
Kidaman Creek
Coordinates26°38′45″S 152°46′20″E / 26.6458°S 152.7722°E / -26.6458; 152.7722 (Kidaman Creek (centre of locality))Coordinates: 26°38′45″S 152°46′20″E / 26.6458°S 152.7722°E / -26.6458; 152.7722 (Kidaman Creek (centre of locality))
Population130 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density4.68/km2 (12.1/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4574
Area27.8 km2 (10.7 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)
Federal division(s)
Suburbs around Kidaman Creek:
Kenilworth Coolabine Obi Obi
Kenilworth Kidaman Creek Obi Obi
Curramore Curramore Curramore

Kidaman Creek is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Kidaman Creek had a population of 130 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Obi Obi Creek, a tributary of the Mary River, runs through the north-east of the locality.[3]

History[edit]

Pupils at Kidaman Creek State School, 1939

Kidaman Creek was formerly a locality in Caloundra City and a district in Maroochy Shire.[2]

Kidaman (or Kidamann) Creek State School opened in 1914 and closed about 1958.[4]

A postal receiving office opened on 20 November 1922 with a post office opening on 1 July 1927. The post office closed on 31 December 1930.

In the 2016 census Kidaman Creek had a population of 130 people.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Kidaman Creek (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Kidaman Creek – locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48699)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  4. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0

External links[edit]

Media related to Kidaman Creek, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons