Mitchell, Australian Capital Territory
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
|Coordinates||35°13′09″S 149°08′06″E / 35.2192874°S 149.134957°ECoordinates: 35°13′09″S 149°08′06″E / 35.2192874°S 149.134957°E|
|Population||6 (2011 census)|
|• Density||0.81/km2 (2.10/sq mi)|
|Area||7.4 km2 (2.9 sq mi)|
Mitchell (postcode: 2911) is a light-industrial estate of Canberra, Australia in the district of Gungahlin. Mitchell was named in honour of Major Sir Thomas Livingston Mitchell, an explorer of inland New South Wales and Surveyor-General of New South Wales. The streets in Mitchell are named after Australian industrialists.
Despite there being no housing developments, on Census night 2011, Mitchell had a population of 6 people.
It is commonly believed by Canberra residents that the suburb of Mitchell contains Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) and also Thoroughbred Park (Canberra Racecourse). In fact, these facilities are located in the neighbouring suburb of Lyneham.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Mitchell (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 January 2014.
- "Suburb Name search results". ACT Environment and Sustainable Development. Retrieved 10 February 2014.
- Henderson, G. A. M.; Matveev, G. (1980). Geology of Canberra, Queanbeyan and Environs (Map). 1:50000.