Description

Miles was originally named Dogwood Crossing and was established on a track blazed by the explorer, Ludwig Leichhardt in 1884. replacenewlinereplacenewlineThe Miles Historical Village is a big talking point among all who have travelled this way before. Here the visitor will literally step back into history when they step into the many buildings in this turn-of-the-century village. There are more than 20 historic buildings, including a hospital, cafe, bank, post office and bakery. replacenewlinereplacenewlineAnother must see when in town is Dogwood Crossing @ Miles, which is home to the local art gallery, library, IT centre and social history. The lovely staff will be more than happy to help you out with any information.replacenewlinereplacenewlineThe town has a shopping centre, hospital, commercial, educational and professional facilities available. Sporting amenities include an Olympic swimming pool. replacenewlinereplacenewlineMiles is the centre of a native wildflower region extending north to the Great Divide. In the heart of the Western Downs, the region has diversified primary production, and successful mining of Bentonite Clay. The beautiful Balonne River highlights the beauty of Miles, particularly in September when the wildflowers bloom in abundance.

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Around Miles QLD 4415


Our Picks on what to Do in Miles QLD

Chinaman's Lagoon Miles QLD

Miles Golf Club QLD

Miles Historical Village Museum

Possum Park Miles QLD

Miles War Memorial Swimming Pool - QLD

Dogwood cemetery

Our Picks on where to Stay in Miles QLD

Miles Outback Motel

Swagsman Motor Inn

Starline Motor Inn

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Miles QLD

THE CREEK CAFE MILES THE LIFESTYLE CAFE

Mace's Hot Bread & Coffee Shop

Oasis Italian Restaurant & Bar

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Community Services  


Miles Visitors Information Centre QLD
141 Murilla Street,
MILES QLD 4415

Western Downs Regional Council
30 Marble Street,
DALBY QLD 4405

Miles Police Station QLD
32 Constance Street,
MILES QLD 4415

Miles Hospital
5 11 Colamba Street,
MILES QLD 4415

Western Downs Libraries - Miles Branch
Miles,
MILES QLD 4415

Miles War Memorial Swimming Pool - QLD
127 Marian Street,
MILES QLD 4415

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 302
  • Population: 1746
  • State electorate(s): Callide, Warrego
  • Federal Division(s): Maranoa
  • Established (yr): 1878
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Chinchilla QLD 4413 (48.3 km, 35 mins)
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Acknowledgement of Country

Miles QLD is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.