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Mitchell is a light-industrial estate of Canberra 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 2006, Mitchell had a
population of 4 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.
Mitchell is one of the two areas in Canberra where brothels may legally operate, along with
Fyshwick. Mitchell also has other adult entertainment industry shops and one strip club.
Suburb Guide - Mitchell
Post Code: 2911
Named After: Major Sir
Thomas Livingston Mitchell -
Former surveyor-General of
Median House Price: n/a
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