Mount Perry is a small town and locality in the North Burnett Region in southeastern Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Mount Perry had a population of 538 people. The town is nestled in a valley near Mount Perry, the area’s highest mountain. The Normanby Lookout is located on Normanby Range Road off Towns Creek Road from the Gin Gin-Mount Perry Road and offers views of the Mount Perry Township and the surrounding countryside. The locality takes its name from Mount Perry pastoral run which was named in 1857. Originally there were two private towns known as Fife-Barnett and the town of Tenningering. Tenningering was renamed Mount Perry on 14 January 1915
Mount Perry is a rural farming area, primarily for raising cattle. Gold mining continues as an important industry. Evolution Mining owns and operates Mt Rawdon Mine which is a gold and silver mine with annual community tours. Mount Perry has historic copper workings. The Mount Perry Race Club runs horse racing events, and has great camping facilities with hot water showers and shelters for the cost of $10 unpowered or $20 Powered. The grounds are very beautiful with trees and shelter and walking tracks and stables and arenas.