Carmila, Queensland facts for kids
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View across sugar cane fields towards the mountains, Carmila, 2016
|Population||333 (2016 census locality)|
|• Density||0.7367/km2 (1.908/sq mi)|
|Area||452.0 km2 (174.5 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
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.
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.
Carmila has a number of heritage-listed sites, including the Carmila Cane Lift at 49 Hindles Road.
Carmila State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Carmila West Road (Sarina. In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 16 students with 2 teachers and 5 non-teaching staff (3 full-time equivalent).). In 2014, it had 32 students enrolled with 2 teachers (2 full-time equivalent). The nearest secondary school is in
There are no secondary schools in Carmila. The nearest secondary school is Sarina State High School in Sarina to the north.
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