Chevallum, seven km west of the Buderim shopping centre, lies between the Bruce Highway and the Eudlo Creek, Palmwoods. It is thought that the name derived from an Aboriginal expression referring to a flat place. Its State primary school (1921) has about 360 students. Between the school and Eudlo Creek there is a community centre. Chevallum's census populations have been:
Forest Glen is immediately east of Chevallum and the Bruce Highway. Facing the highway there are shops, a caravan park, industrial areas and the Sunshine Coast Grammar School (1997). To the north there are two churches and land reserved for a golf course. Forest Glen's census populations have been:
Kiels Mountain is immediately north of Forest Glen. The mountain (153 m) is named after Henry Keil (correct spelling) who settled on its eastern slopes in 1880. According to Queensland Archives there was a State primary school (c1918). Kiels Mountain's census population in 2006 was 622.
Mons is between Forest Glen and Buderim, two km west of the Buderim shopping centre. According to Queensland Archives it had a State primary school, originally named Buderim Road, (c1914-79). Mons census populations have been:
Tanawha is immediately south of Mons and south-west of Buderim. It is speculated that the name derived from a Maori expression referring to a legendary monster. The Bruce Highway and the Sunshine Motorway intersect at Tanawha, where there are several drive-in businesses. Away from the highway there are a golf course and the Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens. Tanawha's census populations have been: