Cootharaba, Queensland

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Sunshine CoastQueensland
Cootharaba is located in Queensland
Coordinates26°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
Population791 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density4.318/km2 (11.183/sq mi)
Area183.2 km2 (70.7 sq mi)
Location25 km (16 mi) NW of Noosa Heads
LGA(s)Shire of Noosa
State electorate(s)Noosa
Federal Division(s)Wide Bay
Suburbs around Cootharaba:
Kin Kin Como Como
Kin Kin Cootharaba Boreen Point
Noosa North Shore
Pinbarren Ringtail Creek
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]


Lake Cootharaba forms part of the south-eastern boundary of Cootharaba.

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


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]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Cootharaba (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 October 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ South East Queensland - Place Names Archived 22 June 2005 at the Wayback Machine 16 December 2006

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