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Carmila, Queensland

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Population  398 (2011 census)
LGA(s)  Isaac Region
Carmila  The Percy Group
Local time  Saturday 1:32 AM
Postcode(s)  4739
State electorate(s)  Mirani
Postal code  4739
Federal division  Division of Capricornia
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Location  851 km (529 mi) N of Brisbane 101 km (63 mi) S of Mackay, Queensland 65 km (40 mi) S of Sarina, Queensland
Weather  26°C, Wind E at 13 km/h, 88% Humidity

Carmila is a coastal town and locality in the Isaac Region, Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 census, Carmila and the surrounding area had a population of 398.

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Map of Carmila QLD 4739, Australia

Geography

Carmila is situated approximately 65 kilometres (40 mi) south of the town of Sarina. The North Coast railway line passes through the town which is served by the Carmila railway station. The Bruce Highway passes through the town as well. A large portion of the north west of Carmila belongs to the West Hill State Forest. Along the coast, the West Hill National Park was established in 1971. The major land uses are sugar cane farming and cattle grazing. Professional fishing occurs off the coast.

History

Carmila State School opened on 9 July 1923.

Carmila Post Office opened by March 1924 (a receiving office had been open from 1894).

Carmila West State School opened on 18 August 1924 and closed on 31 December 1965.

Carmila Police Station opened in 1933.

Heritage listings

Carmila has a number of heritage-listed sites, including the Carmila Cane Lift at 49 Hindles Road.

Education

Camila State School is a government co-education primary (P-6) school. In 2014, it had 32 students enrolled with 2 teachers (2 full-time equivalent). The nearest secondary school is in Sarina.

References

Carmila, Queensland Wikipedia


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