Atherton on the Kennedy Highway in Queensland is a town about 1370km northwest of Brisbane (show me). Atherton has a population of around 5,900 and is a medium sized town for Australia. At about 766m above sea level, Atherton is one of the higher towns in Queensland.
The nearest more populous place is the town of Mareeba which is 31km away with a population of around 6,900 (show me a map with Atherton and Mareeba).
Atherton is on the intersection of the Kennedy Highway and the Atherton - Herberton Road.
Bonzle users have said that the facilities at Atherton include an airstrip / landing strip, bmx track, campground, caravan park or parks, cricket pitch, fire & rescue service, fire station, high school, hospital, hotel/motel, library, loading terminal, medical centre, police station, primary school, state emergency services (ses) and swimming pool. Do you know of other facilities available at Atherton? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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