- Cooroy, Queensland
Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Population: 2,301(2006 census) 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
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.
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.
Possums Books & Coffee Maple Square Cooroy
- SandPitt Kids Clothing Shop - Quality kids clothing made on the premises, and offering a clothing alteration service.
- ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Cooroy (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. http://www.censusdata.abs.gov.au/ABSNavigation/prenav/LocationSearch?collection=Census&period=2006&areacode=UCL315000&producttype=QuickStats&breadcrumb=PL&action=401. Retrieved 2009-03-04.
- ^ South East Queensland - Place Names 16 December 2006
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