Marcus Beach, Queensland

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Marcus Beach
Marcus Beach is located in Queensland
Marcus Beach
Marcus Beach
CoordinatesCoordinates: 26°26′56″S 153°06′04″E / 26.449°S 153.101°E / -26.449; 153.101
Population757 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density505/km2 (1,310/sq mi)
Area1.5 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
Location10 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]


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).


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Marcus Beach (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  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

Further reading[edit]

  • Sharpe, Peter R. (Peter Robert) (2009), Up rose an emu : the development of Noosa's Peregian Beach, Marcus Beach, Sunrise Beach : a book of recollections, Peter Sharpe, ISBN 978-0-646-50831-3