Cootharaba, Queensland

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Cootharaba
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Cootharaba is located in Queensland
Cootharaba
Cootharaba
Coordinates 26°14′53″S 152°56′35″E / 26.248°S 152.943°E / -26.248; 152.943Coordinates: 26°14′53″S 152°56′35″E / 26.248°S 152.943°E / -26.248; 152.943
Population 791 (2011)[1]
 • Density 4.318/km2 (11.183/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 Como Como
Kin Kin Cootharaba Boreen Point
Noosa North Shore
Pinbarren Ringtail Creek
Pomona
Ringtail Creek

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). At the 2011 Australian Census Cootharaba and surrounding suburbs recorded a population of 791.[1]

A section of Tewantin National Park has been established in the southwest of Cootharaba.

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. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Cootharaba (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 October 2014. 
  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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