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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
23rd September 2014
Reference:   14125
Placename:   Coopers Creek
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 19th February 1971
LGA:   Lismore
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -28 40 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   153 25 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -28 39 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   153 25 04
Topographic Map:   Huonbrook
1:100000 Map:   Lismore 9540
Parish:   Jasper
County:   Rous
Description:   A perennial stream rising about 2 km ESE of Doughboy Mountain. It flows generally SSE then SSW for about 45 km into Wilsons River about 3 km SW of Bexhill.
Origin:   It is said that this creek was named after Alec Cooper, a cedar cutter working in that part of the district in the early 1880s. (Place Names of the Tweed, Brunswick and Upper Richmond Regions. 1984. p.20)
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