Wootha, Queensland

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Wootha
Queensland
Queensland State Archives 362 Looking across Wootha towards the Glass House Mountains c 1931.png
Looking across Wootha towards the Glass House Mountains, circa 1931
Wootha is located in Queensland
Wootha
Wootha
Coordinates 26°47′15″S 152°48′01″E / 26.7875°S 152.8002°E / -26.7875; 152.8002Coordinates: 26°47′15″S 152°48′01″E / 26.7875°S 152.8002°E / -26.7875; 152.8002
Postcode(s) 4552
Area 18.1 km2 (7.0 sq mi)
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s) Glass House
Federal Division(s) Fisher
Suburbs around Wootha:
Reesville Reesville Maleny
Conondale Wootha Crohamhurst
Booroobin Booroobin Peachester

Wootha is a locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]

History[edit]

The name Wootha comes from the Kabi language (Dallambara dialect) meaning red cedar tree.[1]

Blackall Range Provisional School opened about 1886, becoming Blackall Range State School on 1 October 1909. It was renamed Wootha State School in 1937. It closed in 1949.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wootha - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48944)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  2. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0 

External links[edit]

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