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Damper Creek
Queensland
Damper Creek is located in Queensland
Damper Creek
Damper Creek
Coordinates 18°22′11″S 146°06′02″E / 18.3697°S 146.1005°E / -18.3697; 146.1005Coordinates: 18°22′11″S 146°06′02″E / 18.3697°S 146.1005°E / -18.3697; 146.1005
Population 49 (2016 census)
 • Density 0.2977/km2 (0.771/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4849
Area 164.6 km2 (63.6 sq mi)
Location
LGA(s) Cassowary Coast Region
State electorate(s) Hinchinbrook
Federal Division(s) Kennedy
Suburbs around Damper Creek:
Lumholtz Cardwell Hinchinbrook Channel
Abergowrie Damper Creek Hinchinbrook Channel
Dalrymple Creek Rungoo Hinchinbrook Channel

Damper Creek is a coastal locality in the Cassowary Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Damper Creek had a population of 49 people.

Geography

Damper Creek is bounded to the east by the Hinchinbrook Channel which the mainland from the Hinchinbrook Island. The Bruce Highway passes from south to north through the locality. The North Coast railway line also passes from south to north through the locality, roughly parallel and to the east of the highway.

Most of the locality is low-lying coastal land which is relatively undeveloped apart from areas used for aquaculture. In the north-west and south-west corners of the locality, the land rises sharply into the Cardwell Range.

Heritage listings

Stone Bridge, Dalrymple Gap Track, lower side (1993)
Stone Bridge, Dalrymple Gap Track, 1993

Damper Creek has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

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