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Blacks Beach
Blacks Beach is located in Queensland
Blacks Beach
Blacks Beach
Location in Queensland
Population 3,861 (2016 census)
 • Density 594/km2 (1,540/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4740
Area 6.5 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
  • 15.9 km (10 mi) N of Mackay CBD
  • 392 km (244 mi) SE of Townsville
  • 969 km (602 mi) NNW of Brisbane
LGA(s) Mackay Region
State electorate(s)
  • Whitsunday
  • Mackay
Federal Division(s) Dawson
Suburbs around Blacks Beach:
Eimeo Dolphin Heads Coral Sea
Rural View Blacks Beach Coral Sea
Beaconsfield Andergrove Slade Point

Blacks Beach is a coastal suburb, one of the "northern beaches" of the city of Mackay in the Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Blacks Beach had a population of 3,861 people.


Blacks Beach boasts a continuous 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) beach, the longest in the Mackay region. It is popular for watersports.


There are no schools in Blacks Beach. The nearest government primary schools are Eimeo Road State School in neighbouring Rural View to the west and Andergrove State School in neighbouring Andergrove to the south. The nearest secondary schools are Mackay Northern Beaches State High School in Rural View and Pioneer State High School in Andergrove.

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