Mitchell, in the state of New South Wales, was named after Sir Thomas
Mitchell (1792-1855), a noted Australian explorer and surveyor.
Area and Location Description:
Mitchell covers an area of approximately 182 sq km from Northmead
and Baulkham Hills in the south to O'Haras Creek between Maraylya
and Kenthurst in the north.
The main suburbs include Annangrove, Baulkham Hills, Bella Vista,
Box Hill, Castle Hill, Dural, Glenhaven, Kellyville, Kenthurst,
Maraylya, Nelson, Northmead, North Rocks, Rouse Hill and West Pennant
Products/Industries of the area:
Scattered light industry and market gardens, flowers, poultry, orchards
and intensive cultivation.
Alan Cadman (LP) has been the Federal Member since 1974