The suburb covers a large part of the Blackall Range. Large parts of the suburb are within state forest reserves. Obi Obi Creek passes through the suburb from east to west and forms part of the eastern boundary in the south.
Obi Obi Provisional School opened on 11 November 1901. On 1 January 1909 it became Obi Obi State School. It closed on 5 July 1959.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Obi Obi (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
- "Obi Obi - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48818)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
- Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Obi Obi (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 March 2013.