Cooroibah, Queensland

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Cooroibah
NoosaQueensland
Lake Cooroibah, Cooroibah, Queensland.jpeg
Lake Cooroibah at sunset
Cooroibah is located in Queensland
Cooroibah
Cooroibah
Coordinates 26°19′55″S 153°00′04″E / 26.332°S 153.001°E / -26.332; 153.001Coordinates: 26°19′55″S 153°00′04″E / 26.332°S 153.001°E / -26.332; 153.001
Population 1,744 (2011)[1]
 • Density 43.28/km2 (112.08/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4565
Area 40.3 km2 (15.6 sq mi)
Location 14 km (9 mi) WNW of Noosa Heads
LGA(s) Shire of Noosa
State electorate(s) Noosa
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay
Suburbs around Cooroibah:
Ringtail Creek Cootharaba Lake Cooroibah
Lake MacDonald Cooroibah Lake Cooroibah
Tinbeerwah Tewantin Tewantin

Cooroibah 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 the suburb recorded a population of 1,744.[1]

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Noosa river, between lake Cooroibah and lake Cootharaba

A section of the Great Sandy National Park has been established in the north of Corroibah. The Noosa River marks part of the northeast boundary and the whole of Lake Cooroibah is part of the suburb. The southern boundary continues along part of Cooroibah Creek. The largest flood event recorded at Lake Cooroibah was 2.55 metres in 1992.[2]

History[edit]

The name is Aboriginal for "place of possums".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Cooroibah (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Flood Warning System For The Noosa River". Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  3. ^ South East Queensland - Place Names 16 December 2006

External links[edit]

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