110 kms north of Townsville and 240 kms south of Cairns along the Bruce Highway, Ingham lies on the south bank of the Herbert River. Set in an area of sugar cane, bordered by waterfalls and adjacent the magnificent Hinchinbrook Island, Ingham is the commercial centre of the Hinchinbrook Region.
Population 12,271 as at 30 June 2010
Major Industries Sugar Cane Cultivation and Milling, Tourism, Cattle Raising, Small Cropping, Fishing, Prawning, Crabbing, Pine Plantations, Production of Watermelons and Pumpkins, Rare and Exotic Fruits.
Airport A sealed all weather air strip is located in Ingham. Length: 1,500m Capacity: Up to light Jet Aircraft
Natural Features Beautiful beaches, National parks, rain forest, longest single drop waterfall in Australia