Coowonga, Queensland facts for kids
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|Population||260 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Livingstone|
Much of the district south of Coowonga Road is grazing and fruit-growing land, while to the north lie tidal salt flats that back onto Coorooman Creek.
Coowonga is the traditional land of the Darumbal Aboriginal tribe, as is all of the Capricornia region.
Coowonga Provision School opened on 9 August 1897. It became Coowonga State School on 1 January 1909.
Prior to local government amalgamations in 2008, the Capricorn Coast was administered by Livingstone Shire Council but became part of Rockhampton Region in 2008. In 2014, following a deamalgamation vote, the Shire of Livingstone was re-established.
In the 2006 census, Coowonga had a population of 558 people.
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