Cooroy, Queensland

Cooroy, Queensland
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Population: 2,301(2006 census)[1]
Established: 1885
Postcode: 4563
Location: 22 km (14 mi) W of Noosa Heads
LGA: Sunshine Coast
State District: Nicklin (Cooroy Mountain and Lake MacDonald - Noosa)
Federal Division: Wide Bay
Suburbs around Cooroy:
Black Mountain Pomona Lake MacDonald
Black Mountain Cooroy Cooroy Mountain
Ridgewood Eerwah Vale Eumundi

Coordinates: 26°25′59″S 152°54′18″E / 26.433°S 152.905°E / -26.433; 152.905

Cooroy is a town in Queensland, Australia, located in the northern Sunshine Coast hinterland about 22 kilometres (14 mi) west of Noosa Heads. Cooroy's name came from Cooroy Mountain, which was originally called Coorooey, from the Aboriginal word for possum, kurui.[2]

Cooroy has one hotel, a Golf Club, a Bowls Club, the RSL Club, a selection of cafes and restaurants, unique retail outlets and a range of accommodation options. Noosa Botanical Gardens is situated on Lake MacDonald just outside of the town and several of the Noosa Trails are accessible in Cooroy. Also in town is the Noosa District State High School and Cooroy State School.



Cooroy has two state schools in the area. Cooroy State Primary School and Noosa District State High School (Cooroy Campus). Cooroy State Primary offers years P–7 while Noosa District State High School offers years 8–12.

See also

Possums Books & Coffee Maple Square Cooroy

  • SandPitt Kids Clothing Shop - Quality kids clothing made on the premises, and offering a clothing alteration service.


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