Euro, Western Australia

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Euro
Western Australia
Euro is located in Western Australia
Euro
Euro
Coordinates 28°43′26″S 122°23′20″E / 28.724°S 122.389°E / -28.724; 122.389Coordinates: 28°43′26″S 122°23′20″E / 28.724°S 122.389°E / -28.724; 122.389
Established 1902
Postcode(s) 6440
Elevation 475 m (1,558 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Leonora
State electorate(s) Kalgoorlie
Federal Division(s) O'Connor

Euro is an abandoned town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, located between Laverton and Mount Margaret.

The town is named after a species of kangaroo, the Eastern Wallaroo. The town was gazetted in 1902[1] and took the name of a nearby gold mine. The mine had been established by North Star Gold mines prior to 1900 with lots being surveyed in the townsite in 1900.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of country town names". Retrieved 2011-02-19.