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Royal Mail Hotel in Cooyar, ca. 1928. A butcher's shop is next door
Cooyar is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 224 (2016 census)
 • Density 2.368/km2 (6.13/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4402
Area 94.6 km2 (36.5 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
County Cavendish
Parish Cooyar
State electorate(s) Nanango
Federal Division(s) Maranoa
Localities around Cooyar:
Pimpimbudgee Neumgna Upper Yarraman
Upper Cooyar Creek Cooyar Kooralgin
Wutul East Cooyar Mount Binga

Cooyar is a rural town and locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Cooyar had a population of 224 people.


Cooyar Post Office opened by March 1907 (a receiving office had been open from 1904).


There are many interesting sites at Cooyar. They include: the Swinging Bridge, a memorial park with playground, a family-friendly pub, an ANZAC Memorial, once a week a man with a stall selling fruit and vegetables, a showground which holds events like endurance riding and an annual show (with a brilliant rodeo at night), a hall which is used regularly by the locals, the local shop which sells hot and cold food, assorted groceries, car related goods, reading material and a post office with a letterbox.

Library services in Cooyar are provided by the Toowoomba Regional Council's mobile library service. The van visits Cooyar State School and Cooyar Park (McDougal Street) on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.

Heritage listings

Cooyar has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

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