Coes Creek is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Coes Creek had a population of 1,392 people.[1]

Geography

The eastern boundary of Coes Creek is marked by Petrie Creek, a tributary of the Maroochy River.

History

The locality takes its name from the creek, which in turn was name after selector Robert Coe, who was killed by a train.[3][4] The Queensland Place Names Board approved the naming of the creek and the district after Coe on 1 December 1962.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Coes Creek (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Coes Creek - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48573)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  3. ^ "FATAL ACCIDENT AT WOOMBYE". The Brisbane Courier. LII (11, 882). Queensland, Australia. 13 February 1896. p. 5. Retrieved 14 November 2019 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ "NOTES and NEWS". Gympie Times And Mary River Mining Gazette. XXVIII (3401). Queensland, Australia. 13 February 1896. p. 3. Retrieved 14 November 2019 – via National Library of Australia.

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