Coorumbung Road was part of the Doree Private Village declared on 20 November 1891. Coorumbung is an Awabakal word meaning 'rocky bottom creek or water over rocks' (Source: N.H. 11 May 1993).
Coorumbung Road was included in a 1913 subdivision held by Hugh Duff Auctioneers. The Dora Creek Public School is in Coorumbung Road.
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