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Choosing a new suburb to call home is a big decision. Knowing that Cooroy is right for you is as important as finding the perfect home. We have collaborated some information for you below, to help you decide if Cooroy could be the next place you call home. The 4563 postcode also incorporates Black Mountain, Carters Ridge, Cooroy Mountain, Lake Macdonald, Ridgewood and Tinbeerwah.
With the perfect mix of a relaxed country town and urban bustle… Cooroy is home to a great mix of locals, mostly comprising of older couples and their families as well as a nice mix of younger growing families.
Cooroy is home to cosy coffee shops and eateries boasting the best of our local produce as well as all necessary amenities including services for elderly residents. Cooroy is ideal for families who need access to great local schools, those looking for a lifestyle change, hobby farmers and nature lovers.
Due to the semi-rural lifestyle, homes are all about the connection with nature. Expect lots of windows, open plan living, large entertaining areas, maybe even a pool and veggie gardens.
Cooroy is in south eastern Queensland, located in the northern Sunshine Coast hinterland about 120 kilometers north of the State capital, Brisbane, and about 22 kilometers inland from the coast at Noosa Heads. The population is 3,459 (2011 census).
Cooroy’s name came from the Cooroy Mountain, which was originally called Coorooey, from the Aboriginal word for possum, kauri.
The area was explored by timber cutters as early as 1863.
Cooroy railway station was opened in 1891 and in the same year a post office opened. A town survey was conducted in 1907.
Cooroy’s main industry developed from timber, having two operating sawmills, into dairying and fruit growing. In 1915, a butter factory opened, which is now operating as an Art and Craft Gallery.
The town was bisected by the Bruce Highway, the major northern route in Queensland until a bypass was built.
The 2016 Census confirms Cooroy’s community spirit with figures that have just been released.
The population of Cooroy’s 4563 postcode now at 8,478. This area covers the broader Cooroy area spreading from Tinbeerwah and Lake Macdonald out to Ridgewood, Carters Ridge and Black Mountain and represents 16% of Noosa Shire’s population.
“Cooroy continues to be a flourishing town with a big heart. Our growth since the last Census in 2011 is 7% which is significantly less than the 11% growth that the entire Noosa Shire experienced. Our town has only increased by about 500 people in those six years which is quite sustainable growth. We do need to continue to be engaged as a community to ensure that future developments are in keeping with our existing culture, heritage and community spirit as we have something special to preserve here,” said Cooroy Chamber of Commerce President, Danielle Taylor. “What is perhaps one of the most interesting statistics is that 21.8% of Cooroy people volunteered for an organisation or group in the last 12 months which is higher than the state average of 18.8% and Australia’s average of 19%. Without a doubt the volunteers in our community are one of the major contributors to what makes our town special. Last year, Cooroy Chamber of Commerce alone had over 200 volunteers contribute more than 1000 hours to activities which were all aimed at delivering social, community and economic outcomes for the town. When you consider all the other community groups that have volunteers contributing to positive outcomes for Cooroy, there is no wonder this is such a brilliant place to live and work!”
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