Maroochy River is a hinterland locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]

Geography

The Maroochy River meanders from west to east through the locality. The surrounding river flats are cleared and primarily used for farming. The hillsides in the north-west and south-east of the locality are primarily used for residential purposes and retain natural bushland. Coolum Creek forms the eastern boundary of the locality.[2]

History

In the 2011 census Maroochy River had a population of 1,337 people.[3]

Heritage listings

River barge transporting rakes of cut sugar cane at Dunethin Rock, 1920s

Maroochy River has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

References

  1. ^ "Maroochy River (entry 49435)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Maroochy River". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 July 2015. Edit this at Wikidata
  4. ^ "Dunethin Rock (entry 602695)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Tramway Lift Bridge over Maroochy River (entry 602527)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 14 July 2013.

External links

Media related to Maroochy River, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons