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South Australia
Hotel Coobowie
Coobowie is located in South Australia
Coordinates 35°02′0″S 137°43′0″E / 35.03333°S 137.71667°E / -35.03333; 137.71667Coordinates: 35°02′0″S 137°43′0″E / 35.03333°S 137.71667°E / -35.03333; 137.71667
Population 220 (shared with other localities in the "State Suburb of Coobowie") (2011 census)[1]
Established 1875[2]
Postcode(s) 5583[3]
LGA(s) Yorke Peninsula Council
State electorate(s) Goyder[4]
Federal Division(s) Grey[5]
Mean max temp[6] Mean min temp[6] Annual rainfall[6]
20.4 °C
69 °F
12.1 °C
54 °F
372.5 mm
14.7 in
Localities around Coobowie:
Yorketown Wool Bay Gulf St Vincent
Yorketown ' Gulf St Vincent
Honiton Edithburgh Gulf St Vincent
Footnotes Locations[3][2]
Adjoining localities[7]

Coobowie is a town in the Australian state of South Australia near the south-eastern tip of Yorke Peninsula. Coobowie was proclaimed in 1875. Coobowie comes from an Aboriginal word meaning "wild fowl water".[2] At the 2011 census, Coobowie shared a population of 220 with other localities. Coobowie's current outlook is to create many new features, including a new visitor information pull in being built.[according to whom?] The cafe also has a florist.[citation needed] Coobowie is an aging community, and because of this, there is a large real estate market currently, with very low prices.[citation needed]

The protected area known as the Coobowie Aquatic Reserve is partly located within Coobowie with the remainder being located in the adjoining bay, Salt Creek Bay.[8]

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  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Coobowie". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 8 April 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c "Search result for "Coobowie (Locality bounded)" (Record no. SA0015219) with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities" and " Place names (gazetteer)"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 24 June 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Coobowie, South Australia (Postcode)". Retrieved 24 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Goyder electorate boundaries as of 2014". ELECTORAL COMMISSION SA. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "Federal electoral division of Grey" (PDF). Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 24 July 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c "Monthly climate statistics: Summary statistics Edithburgh (nearest station)". Commonwealth of Australia , Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 24 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "New Ward Structure 2014". Yorke Peninsula Council. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 
  8. ^ Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA) (2007), Aquatic Reserve: Coobowie (PDF), Primary Industries and Regions South Australia 

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