Charters Towers is 132km south-west of Townsville, North Queensland, on the Flinders Highway. It is a former gold-rush town.
Charters Towers is a centre for the beef industry and has boarding schools and a school of distance education which cater for remote rural families.
- Postcode: 4820
- Local Council: Charters Towers City Council
- Local Schools: Charters Towers State School, Charters Towers State High School, Charters Towers School of Distance Education
- See the Charters Towers City Council site for tourist information.