Weyba Downs is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Weyba Downs had a population of 296 people.[1]

Geography

Weyba Downs is on the Sunshine Coast. The eastern boundary of the locality is the western shore of Lake Weyba, a tidal lake that flows into Noosa River and is within the locality of Noosaville.

History

Weyba is believed to mean "place of stingrays"[2] or "place of flying squirrels".[3][4] Weyba Downs now covers the area previously known as Peregian Beach South.

In the 2016 census, Weyba Downs had a population of 296 people.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Weyba Downs (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Weyba Downs - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48931)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Noosa Community Guide 2005 Part D" (PDF). Retrieved 19 December 2006.
  4. ^ "South East Queensland - Place Names". Retrieved 19 December 2006.

External links

  • "Weyba Downs". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.