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Cooee
Tasmania
Population 559 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 7320
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s) City of Burnie
State electorate(s) Braddon
Federal Division(s) Braddon
Suburbs around Cooee:
Bass Strait Bass Strait Bass Strait
Ocean Vista Cooee Parklands
East Cam East Cam Park Grove

Cooee is a small town on the north-west coast of Tasmania immediately west of Burnie, to which it is in effect a dormitory suburb. At the 2011 census, Cooee had a population of 559.

The Burnie GP Super Clinic is located in Cooee as well as a pharmacy and North West Pathology.

History

Cooee Creek Post Office opened on 1 April 1906 and was renamed Cooee in 1912.

During the 1970s it proudly promoted its "Golden Mile" of new and used car lots and service stations. One of Burnie's two State Schools is situated on its western edge.

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