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Merredin

Merredin
In 1892, when goldfields were discovered in Coolgardie, a stream of diggers and prospectors took the track from Perth to the fields. The procession of laden men and animal-drawn wagons moved on from one waterhole to the next. One such waterhole was Merredin Peak. In 1893 the railway to the Goldfields reached Merredin and it passed through the valley in which the present town now lies, about 3km south of Merredin Peak.

Mukinbudin

Mukinbudin
The first pastoral settlers arrived in the area in the 1870's and took up their leases to run sheep. Wheat fanning began by 1910 and stock was added after 1928, when reliable water supplies became available.
The district has many interesting historical and natural features including the gnamma hole at the site of the Wattoning Homestead, where there are also three historical graves. Among the noteworthy rock outcrops are Barbalin Rock, Bebringbooding Rock and Be-eranning Hill.

Dowerin

Dowerin
Dowerin is taken from the Aboriginal word "Daren", given to a series of lakes approximately 8km from the town, that were once freshwater.

Darling Range

Darling Range, Western Australia state, Australia, at the edge of the Western Plateau, extending 200 mi (322 km) parallel with the southwest coast and rising to 1,910 ft (582 m) in Mt. Cooke. Gold and tin were mined there. The suburbs of Perth are on its slopes.

Margaret River

Margaret River
Margaret River lies in a rich dairy, cattle and timber region and is a popular holiday destination noted for swimming, fishing and surfing. The Mammoth and Lake Caves are nearby and the area is renowned for excellent wines.

Wyalkatchem

Wyalkatchem
In 1904 J.H. Riches and J. Lindsay were the first settlers to take up land in the Wyalkatchem area. Wheat was under crop as early as 1907 and the townsite of Wyalkatchem was declared in 1908.

Wagin

Wagin
The town is the centre of a thriving Merino Stud industry and proud home to the "Wagin Woolorama", the states largest rural show.

Bencubbin

Bencubbin
The town of Bencubbin began to develop in the early 1900's and its name comes from the Aboriginal word 'Gnylbencubbing'.

Dumbleyung

Dumbleyung
Lake Dumbleyung is one of the largest semi-permanent stretches of inland water in Western Australia. Approximately 13km long, 6.5km wide, it is famous as the site of the late Donald Campbell's historic World Water speed record set on 31st December 1964, in "The Bluebird".

Bremer Bay

Bremer Bay
The town is a popular holiday destination offering some of the best fishing on the west coast.

Western Australia

Western Australia
Rottnest Island
Margaret River
Cable Beach
Esperence
Albany
Monkey Mia

Denmark

Denmark
Situated on the banks of the Denmark River, the town offers a variety of water related activities and attractions. Nearby, the William Bay National Park features superb coastal scenery.

Goomalling

Goomalling
The district was first explored in 1854 by Assistant Surveyor Austin. The name was derived from the Koomal Possum which widely inhabited the area when the district was first established in 1902.

Cunderdin

Cunderdin
Cunderdin was first settled with the arrival of the railway in 1894. In 1901, the Goldfields Water Scheme reached the town bringing with it an increase in population.

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