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Christmas Creek
Paddocks at Christmas Creek.jpg
Fields along Christmas Creek Road, 2014
Christmas Creek is located in Queensland
Christmas Creek
Christmas Creek
Location in Queensland
Population 53 (2016 census)
 • Density 1.286/km2 (3.33/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4285
Area 41.2 km2 (15.9 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Scenic Rim Region
State electorate(s) Scenic Rim
Federal Division(s) Wright
Suburbs around Christmas Creek:
Tabooba Tabooba Kerry
Oaky Creek Christmas Creek Kerry
Oaky Creek Hillview Darlington

Christmas Creek is a rural locality in the Scenic Rim Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Christmas Creek had a population of 53 people.


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


Christmas Creek has a population of 53 at the 2016 census. The locality contains 34 households, in which 50.0% of the population are males and 50.0% of the population are females with a median age of 54, 16 years above the national average. The average weekly household income is $933, $505 below the national average.


There are no schools in Christmas Creek. The nearest primary school is Hillview State School in neighbouring Hillview. The nearest secondary school is Beaudesert State High School in Beaudesert .

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