Almaden, Queensland

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Almaden Railway Hotel.jpg
Railway Hotel at Almaden
Almaden is located in Queensland
Coordinates17°20′26″S 144°40′37″E / 17.34056°S 144.67694°E / -17.34056; 144.67694Coordinates: 17°20′26″S 144°40′37″E / 17.34056°S 144.67694°E / -17.34056; 144.67694
Population71 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density0.0890/km2 (0.2306/sq mi)
Area797.6 km2 (308.0 sq mi)
LGA(s)Shire of Mareeba
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Kennedy
Localities around Almaden:
Chillagoe Chillagoe Chillagoe
Crystalbrook Almaden Petford
Crystalbrook Barwidgi Barwidgi

Almaden is a town and locality in the Shire of Mareeba, Queensland, Australia.[2][3] At the 2016 census, Almaden had a population of 71.[1]

Almaden Railway Station

Almaden was on the railway line between Mareeba and the mining and cattle town of Mungana. The town is an overnight stop for the Savannahlander which operates twice weekly between Cairns and Forsayth.[4]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Almaden". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Almaden - town (entry 447)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Almaden - locality (entry 48494)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  4. ^ Savannahlander Itinerary,

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