Muchea is a suburb in the Shire of Chittering with a postcode of 6501. The town is surrounded by shrub and woodlands
, and colourful wildflowers during spring really complement this picturesque town. Muchea is becoming a larger industry as the Shire's population
grows. Some of the industries within the region include citrus growing, vineyards, metal and concrete fabrication, mechanical, earthmoving, building and transport. Muchea is historically significance for the John Glenn interpretive Centre detailing the astronaut John Glenn's flight over Perth
in 1962. There is an nice bed and breakfast as well as farm-stay accommodation. A traditional general store provides post office
, shopping, hardware and fuel.