Georgetown, a rural centre 270 km south-west of Innisfail, is on the road to Croydon. Originally known as Etheridge, it is the administrative centre of Etheridge Shire.

Further Reading: 

Jan Wegner, The Etheridge, Townsville, James Cook University of North Queensland, Department of History and Politics, 1990

D.W. de Havelland, Tour of the Georgetown mining district, Crows Nest, D.W. de Havelland, 1996

H.G. Webber, Georgetown centenary souvenir, 1870-1970, Georgetown, 1970


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