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Railway Hotel at Almaden
Almaden is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 71 (2016 census locality)
 • Density 0.0890/km2 (0.231/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4871
Area 797.6 km2 (308.0 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Shire of Mareeba
State electorate(s)
  • Cook
  • Hill
Federal Division(s) Kennedy
Localities around Almaden:
Chillagoe Chillagoe Chillagoe
Crystalbrook Almaden Petford
Crystalbrook Barwidgi Barwidgi

Almaden is a rural town and locality in the Shire of Mareeba, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, the locality of Almaden had a population of 71 people.


There are no schools in Almaden. The nearest government primary school is Chillagoe State School in neighbouring Chillagoe to the north-west. The nearest secondary school is Dimbulah State School (to Year 10) in Dimbulah to the north-west. For secondary education to Year 12, the options are distance education and boarding schools.

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