Marcus Beach, Queensland

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Marcus Beach
NoosaQueensland
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:
Noosa NP Castaways Beach Coral Sea
Noosa NP Marcus Beach Coral Sea
Noosa NP Peregian Beach Coral Sea

Coordinates: 26°26′56″S 153°06′04″E / 26.449°S 153.101°E / -26.449; 153.101

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

History[edit]

Some sources claim Marcus Beach was named after the property developer, Marcus Burke.[2] However, it is claimed by locals of the area that Marcus Beach was actually named after Henry Marcus (the great grandfather of noted 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. ^ South East Queensland - Place Names 19 December 2006