Cootharaba, Queensland

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Cootharaba
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).

History[edit]

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:

References[edit]

  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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