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Finch Hatton

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Finch Hatton is a town and locality in the Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 census, Finch Hatton had a population of 260.HistoryThe town is believed to be named after Harold Heneage Finch-Hatton (1856-1904), a grazier of Mount Spencer run (1881–83), and imperial federationist in United Kingdom (1884-1904).Finch Hatton Post Office opened by December 1906 (replacing a receiving office named Pelion open from December 1895).Finch Hatton State School opened on 5 July 1909.The Finch Hatton War Memorial was erected in 1921. It commemorated those servicemen from Finch Hatton and Netherdale who died in World War I. Later an additional plaque was added with the details of those who died in World War II. The memorial is located in Anzac Parade.On 18 February 1958, Mackay was hit with massive flooding caused by heavy rainfall upstream with 878 mm of rain falling at Finch Hatton in 24 hours. The flood peaked at 9.14m. The water flowed down the valley and flooded Mackay within hours. Residents were rescued off rooftops by boats and taken to emergency accommodation. The flood broke Australian records.Heritage listingsFinch Hatton has a number of heritage-listed sites, including: Anzac Parade: Finch Hatton War Memorial Mackay-Eungella Road: Finch Hatton Railway Station
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