Mountain Creek, Queensland

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Mountain Creek
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Mountain Creek is located in Queensland
Mountain Creek
Mountain Creek
Coordinates 26°41′56″S 153°06′04″E / 26.699°S 153.101°E / -26.699; 153.101Coordinates: 26°41′56″S 153°06′04″E / 26.699°S 153.101°E / -26.699; 153.101
Population 6,051 (2006 census)[1]
 • Density 917/km2 (2,375/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4557
Area 6.6 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Location 8 km (5 mi) S of Maroochydore
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
County Canning
Parish Mooloolah
State electorate(s) Buderim
Federal Division(s) Fairfax
Suburbs around Mountain Creek:
Buderim Mooloolaba Mooloolaba
Buderim Mountain Creek Minyama
Sippy Downs Sippy Downs Parrearra

Mountain Creek is a suburb in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia,[2] and forms part of the Buderim urban centre. It contains Mountain Creek State High School.

Mountain Creek was named after the creek of the same name that drains the southern slopes of Buderim. It is tidal for a short distance and flows into the Mooloolah River above the Cod Hole and the Traffic Bridge on the Nicklin Way.[3]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Mountain Creek (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Mountain Creek - suburb (entry 48791)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "Place Name Origins - Maroochy Shire Council". Maroochy Shire. 2006. 

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