Charters Towers - QLD



DEG: -20.146305 146.311233
DMS: 20º 08' 46.7" S 146º 18' 40.44" E
UTM: 55 K 7772179mN 428017mE
Altitude: 278.16m


Place Type

Population - Town


435.12kms South of Daintree - Driving 591 km (7 hours 6 mins)

Address & Contact

135 Gill St
Lissner QLD 4820
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CHARTERS TOWERS is situated just 90 minutes south-west of Townsville, North Queensland, Charters Towers is a scenic gold mining city that is big on history and character.
From a chance discovery of gold in 1871, Charters Towers was soon turned into a bustling metropolis, which in its heyday, boasted being the second largest city in Queensland.
Today, the pace is a little less hectic, with locals able to take advantage of the rich heritage of Charters Towers, whilst enjoying a modern, affordable lifestyle through housing, health, education, sport and recreation.
The Charters Towers business centre supports the growing mining and beef industry sectors with excellent retail, manufacturing, transport and mining services.
4X4 Radio VKS-737 has a Transmitter Base in Charters Towers giving service to travellers throughout Queensland and all Outback destinations from Cape York to the Simpson Desert and beyond.
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Charters Towers Airport
Distance from Charters Towers 11.88km N
Mean Max. °C33.532.731.930.127.324.924.826.630.132.733.834.4
Mean Min. °C22.422.420.918.315.112.611.412.315.218.120.321.9
Mean Rain mm160.2148.373.529.821.420.920.518.811.617.569.686.6

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