Jericho - QLD

  Populated Place


DEG: -23.60227 146.126602
DMS: 23º 36' 8.17" S 146º 07' 35.77" E
UTM: 55 K 7389535mN 410893mE
Altitude: 353m


Place Type

Population - Populated Place


814.79kms NorthWest of Brisbane - Driving 1099 km (12 hours 13 mins)
818.25kms South of Daintree - Driving 1195 km (14 hours 42 mins)

Address & Contact

200-210 Capricorn Hwy
Jericho QLD 4728
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A


Jericho has a population of less than 200 people and located on the Capricorn Highway 221 km west of Emerald, 83 km east of Barcaldine
The area around Jericho was first explored by Europeans when Major Thomas Mitchell passed through the area in 1846. By the 1850s settlers had moved in.
Jericho Drive-In Theatre, Darwin Street, Jericho with about 12 points is probably the smallest Drive In in Australia and is still operating

Jericho Shire is located in central Queensland and covers an area of 21,877 km2 with a total population of 1103 (2002 ABS). The population is spread between Alpha, Jericho and many grazing properties within the Shire.The major industry within the Shire is beef production but the Shire has the potential to be opened up for mining or for a number of other economic ventures. The Shire of Jericho is a modern rural region with a great climate, good soils and many modern facilities.

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Closest Weather Station

Barcaldine at 10/03:00pm EST
Distance from Jericho 85.54km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Barcaldine Post Office
Distance from Jericho 85.54km W
Mean Max. °C35.634.533.
Mean Min. °C23.122.620.816.712.
Mean Rain mm86.578.060.036.330.624.322.815.816.028.940.164.1

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