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Christmas Creek
Queensland
Paddocks at Christmas Creek.jpg
Fields along Christmas Creek Road, 2014
Postcode: 4285
LGA: Scenic Rim Region
State District: Beaudesert
Federal Division: Wright
Suburbs around Christmas Creek:
Oaky Creek Tabooba Kerry
Oaky Creek Christmas Creek Kerry
Darlington
Oaky Creek Hillview Darlington

Christmas Creek is a locality in the Scenic Rim Region of South East Queensland, Australia. The eastern border of the locality is marked by the high point of the JinBroken Range while the west is similar defined by another ridgeline. Christmas Creek, a tributary of the Logan River flows in north/south direction roughly parallel to the only main road in the area called Christmas Creek Road.

History

StateLibQld 1 390841 Bullock teams hauling timber to the railway at Christmas Creek ca. 1910
Bullock teams transporting timber, 1910

Like many places in South East Queensland the first industry to developed was timber-getting. Agriculture soon became the area's main industry.

The Beaudesert Shire Tramway had a station at Christmas Creek. The station was once known as Lillybank and for several years was the line's terminus.

Heritage listings

Christmas Creek has the following heritage sites:

  • 1441 Christmas Creek Road: Catholic Church and Cemetery
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