Coopers Creek (New South Wales)
|Etymology||In honour of Alec Cooper, a cedar cutter working in the region in 1880s.|
|State||New South Wales|
|Region||NSW North Coast (IBRA), Northern Rivers|
|Local government area||Lismore|
|⁃ location||Nightcap National Park|
|⁃ elevation||528 m (1,732 ft)|
|Mouth||confluence with the Wilsons River|
|8 m (26 ft)|
|Length||66 km (41 mi)|
|River system||Richmond River catchment|
|⁃ left||Byrangery Creek|
|⁃ right||Boomerang Creek|
|National park||Nightcap NP|
Location and features
Coopers Creek rises below Jerusalem Mountain about 2.2 kilometres (1.4 mi) east southeast of Doughboy Mountain, in the Nightcap Range within the Nightcap National Park. The river flows generally south southeast and then south southwest, joined by two minor tributaries before reaching its confluence with the Wilsons River near Bexhill. The river descends 521 metres (1,709 ft) over its 66 kilometres (41 mi) course.
- "Coopers Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 October 2013.
- "Map of Coopers Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2013.
- Richmond Tweed Regional Library (1984). Place Names of the Tweed, Brunswick and Upper Richmond Regions. p. 20. ISBN 0-9494-5901-1.
- "Richmond River catchment" (map). Office of Environment and Heritage. Government of New South Wales.