Mutchilba, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMutchilba
|Population||495 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1.2159/km2 (3.149/sq mi)|
|Elevation||480 m (1,575 ft)|
|Area||407.1 km2 (157.2 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|Location||98 km (61 mi) SW of Cairns|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Mareeba|
Established in 1923, the town was downgraded by the Mareeba Shire Council in 1999 and has been officially a part of Dimbulah, Queensland since then.
Mutchilba Post Office opened on 1 March 1956 (a telegraph office had been open from 1936).
On 12 October 2012 it was announced that the town is again officially recognised in the Queensland place names database.
Mango Mardi Gras
Mutchilba is known for the "Mango Mardi Gras", which is a celebration of the many mango farms in the region.
Mutchilba State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 33 Marsterson Street (). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 24 students with 2 teachers and 4 non-teaching staff (2 full-time equivalent).
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