Marcus Beach, Queensland

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Marcus Beach
NoosaQueensland
Marcus Beach is located in Queensland
Marcus Beach
Marcus Beach
Coordinates Coordinates: 26°26′56″S 153°06′04″E / 26.449°S 153.101°E / -26.449; 153.101
Population 753 (2006 census)[1]
 • Density 502/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4573
Area 1.5 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
Location 10 km (6 mi) S of Noosa Heads
LGA(s) Shire of Noosa
State electorate(s) Noosa
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay
Suburbs around Marcus Beach:
Noosaville Castaways Beach Coral Sea
Noosaville Marcus Beach Coral Sea
Noosaville Peregian Beach Coral Sea

Marcus Beach is a suburb in Noosa, Queensland, Australia, located 10 kilometres (6 mi) south of Noosa Heads.[2] It is within the local government area of Shire of Noosa (between 2008 and 2013 it was within Sunshine Coast Region).[2]

History[edit]

Some sources claim Marcus Beach was named after the property developer, Marcus Burke.[3] However, it is claimed by locals of the area that Marcus Beach was actually named after Henry Marcus (the great grandfather of Australian-based architect Sophia Marcus).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Marcus Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 March 2008. 
  2. ^ a b "Marcus Beach - suburb in Shire of Noosa (entry 48745)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  3. ^ South East Queensland - Place Names 19 December 2006