Belka, Western Australia
|LGA(s)||Shire of Bruce Rock|
|State electorate(s)||Central Wheatbelt|
The town originated as a station along the railway line for both passengers and heavy goods which was gazetted in 1914. The word is Aboriginal in origin and is thought to mean Ankle. A town hall was built in 1915 and a dam was also completed in the same year.
- Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of country town names". Retrieved 2011-03-05.
- "Gelka". The Sunday Times (Perth: National Library of Australia). 21 November 1915. p. 5. Retrieved 3 March 2011.
- "Belka via Merredin". Thw Western Mail (Perth: National Library of Australia). 3 September 1915. p. 19. Retrieved 5 March 2011.
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