Alligator Creek, Queensland (Mackay) facts for kids
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|Population||791 (2016 census)|
|• Density||10.505/km2 (27.21/sq mi)|
|Area||75.3 km2 (29.1 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
Dudgeon Point is a headland into the Coral Sea at the northernmost tip of the locality ( ).
Mount Hector is a mountain () on the Coral Sea coast at the mouth of Louisa Creek. It is 55 metres (180 ft) above sea level.
Alligator Creek Provisional School opened on 14 September 1896. On 1 January 1909 it became Alligator State School.
In the 2016 census, Alligator Creek had a population of 791 people.
Alligator Creek State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 50 Grasstree Road (). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 308 students with 24 teachers (20 full-time equivalent) and 15 non-teaching staff (11 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.
There is no secondary school in Alligator Creek. The nearest secondary school is Sarina State High School in neighbouring Sarina to the south.
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