Weyba Downs, Queensland

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Weyba Downs
Queensland
Weyba Downs is located in Queensland
Weyba Downs
Weyba Downs
Coordinates26°26′55″S 153°02′45″E / 26.4486°S 153.0458°E / -26.4486; 153.0458Coordinates: 26°26′55″S 153°02′45″E / 26.4486°S 153.0458°E / -26.4486; 153.0458
Population296 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density48.5/km2 (125.7/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4562
Area6.1 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location124 km (77 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)Ninderry
Federal Division(s)Wide Bay
Suburbs around Weyba Downs:
Doonan Noosaville Noosaville
Doonan Weyba Downs Noosaville
Doonan Peregian Beach Peregian Beach

Weyba Downs is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Weyba Downs had a population of 296 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Weyba Downs is on the Sunshine Coast. The eastern boundary of the locality is the western shore of Lake Weyba, a tidal lake that flows into Noosa River and is within the locality of Noosaville.

History[edit]

Weyba is believed to mean "place of stingrays"[2] or "place of flying squirrels".[3][4] Weyba Downs now covers the area previously known as Peregian Beach South.

In the 2016 census, Weyba Downs had a population of 296 people.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Weyba Downs (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Weyba Downs - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48931)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Noosa Community Guide 2005 Part D" (PDF). Retrieved 19 December 2006.
  4. ^ "South East Queensland - Place Names". Retrieved 19 December 2006.

External links[edit]

  • "Weyba Downs". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.