Kilcoy is a town and locality in the Somerset
Region local government area in South East
At the 2011 Australian Census Kilcoy recorded a
population of 1,714.
Kilcoy is a quiet rural service town which is
easy to pass through. Its one significant
attraction, and definitely worth stopping for, is the
statue of the Yowie. Most Australians have no
ideawhat a Yowie is. The statue goes some way to
describing this strange, mythical creature.
Kilcoy is 125 metres above sea level and is
located 70 km north-west of central Brisbane. It
is situated on the Kilcoy Creek near its entry to the
north end of the Somerset Dam.