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Mitchell, Australian Capital Territory

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Population  6 (2011 census)
District  Gungahlin
Mitchell  Kenny
Postal code  2911
Postcode(s)  2911
Territory electorate(s)  Yerrabi
Area  7.4 kmĀ²
Federal division  Division of Fenner
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Mitchell (postcode: 2911) is a light-industrial estate of Canberra, Australia in the district of Gungahlin. Mitchell was named in honour of Major Sir Thomas Livingston Mitchell, an explorer of inland New South Wales and Surveyor-General of New South Wales. The streets in Mitchell are named after Australian industrialists.


Map of Mitchell ACT 2911, Australia

Despite there being no housing developments, on Census night 2011, Mitchell had a population of 6 people.

It is commonly believed by Canberra residents that the suburb of Mitchell contains Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) and also Thoroughbred Park (Canberra Racecourse). In fact, these facilities are located in the neighbouring suburb of Lyneham.

Mitchell is one of the two areas in Canberra where brothels may legally operate, along with Fyshwick. Mitchell also has other adult entertainment industry shops and one strip club.


Rocks under Mitchell are from the Silurian age. Mitchell is built over calcareous shale of the Canberra Formation. From the south to Crace Hill is green-grey to reddish dacite.


Mitchell, Australian Capital Territory Wikipedia

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