Obi Obi, Queensland

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Obi Obi
Queensland
Obi-Obi Valley - Mapleton Falls National Park.tif
Looking across the Obi-Obi Valley from the Mapleton Falls Lookout, 2017
Obi Obi is located in Queensland
Obi Obi
Obi Obi
Coordinates26°37′54″S 152°49′34″E / 26.6316°S 152.8261°E / -26.6316; 152.8261Coordinates: 26°37′54″S 152°49′34″E / 26.6316°S 152.8261°E / -26.6316; 152.8261
Population211 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density6.152/km2 (15.93/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4574
Area34.3 km2 (13.2 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Fairfax
Suburbs around Obi Obi:
Coolabine Gheerulla Mapleton
Kidaman Creek Obi Obi Flaxton
Curramore Witta Montville

Obi Obi is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Obi Obi had a population of 211 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

The suburb covers a large part of the Blackall Range. Large parts of the suburb are within state forest reserves. Obi Obi Creek passes through the suburb from east to west and forms part of the eastern boundary in the south.

History[edit]

Obi Obi Provisional School opened on 11 November 1901. On 1 January 1909 it became Obi Obi State School. It closed on 5 July 1959.[3]

At the 2011 census, the population is 427.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Obi Obi (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Obi Obi - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48818)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  4. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Obi Obi (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 March 2013. Edit this at Wikidata