|LGA(s)||Charters Towers Region|
The area was originally called Cunningham and then Ravenswood Junction. However, when the Ravenswood branch railway closed on 16 March 1931, the railway station was then renamed Mingela (an Aboriginal word meaning a string of waterholes).
- "Mingela - town in Charters Towers Region (entry 22195)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
- "Mingela - locality in the Charters Towers Region (entry 49745)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
- "Branch Locations". Queensland Country Women's Association. Retrieved 26 December 2018.