Cootharaba, Queensland

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Sunshine CoastQueensland
Population 691 (2006 census)[1]
 • Density 3.772/km2 (9.769/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4565
Area 183.2 km2 (70.7 sq mi)
Location 25 km (16 mi) NW of Noosa Heads
LGA(s) Shire of Noosa
State electorate(s) Gympie
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay
Suburbs around Cootharaba:
Kin Kin Boreen Point Boreen Point
Pinbarren Cootharaba North Shore
Ringtail Creek Ringtail Creek Cooroibah

Coordinates: 26°14′53″S 152°56′35″E / 26.248°S 152.943°E / -26.248; 152.943

Cootharaba is a suburb of Noosa, Queensland, Australia. It is within the local government area of Shire of Noosa (between 2008 and 2013 it was within Sunshine Coast Region).


It is named after the Aboriginal name for the lake, which referred to the place where wood could be found for making notched or studded clubs.[2]

Heritage listings[edit]

Cootharaba has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Cootharaba (Noosa Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 March 2008. 
  2. ^ South East Queensland - Place Names 16 December 2006
  3. ^ "Mill Point Settlement Site (entry 16043)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-14. 

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