Cascade, Western Australia

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Cascade
Western Australia
Cascade is located in Western Australia
Cascade
Cascade
Coordinates 33°28′S 121°04′E / 33.47°S 121.07°E / -33.47; 121.07Coordinates: 33°28′S 121°04′E / 33.47°S 121.07°E / -33.47; 121.07
Population 158 (2006 census)[1]
Established 1976
Postcode(s) 6450
Elevation 182 m (597 ft)
Location
  • 677 km (421 mi) east of Perth
  • 96 km (60 mi) north-west of Esperance
LGA(s) Shire of Esperance
State electorate(s) Eyre
Federal Division(s) O'Connor

Cascade is a small town in Western Australia located 677 kilometres (421 mi) east of Perth along the South Coast between Ravensthorpe and Esperance in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia. At the 2006 census, Cascade had a population of 158.[1]

The origin of the name is unknown except that it was suggested by the Shire of Esperance. The townsite was gazetted on 19 November 1976.[2][3]

The main industry in town is wheat farming with the town being a Cooperative Bulk Handling receival site.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Cascade (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of country town names". Retrieved 2011-01-24. 
  3. ^ "New Townsite — Cascade (per 1743/72)". Western Australia Government Gazette. 19 November 1976. p. 1976:4594. 
  4. ^ "CBH Receival Sites - Contact Details". 2010. Retrieved 2013-03-31.