Gnowangerup, Western Australia
Yougenup Road, Gnowangerup
|Population||624 (2006 Census)|
|Elevation||261 m (856 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Gnowangerup|
Gnowangerup, named as the place of the Mallee Fowl in the Aboriginal Noongar language, Gnowangerup is a town located 61 kilometres (38 mi) south-east of Katanning in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. The townsite was first gazetted in 1908 under the spelling of Ngowangerupp. Local dissatisfaction with this spelling led to it being altered to Gnowangerup in 1913.
The local Agricultural Hall was opened in August 1910 in dreadful weather by Arnold Piesse.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Gnowangerup (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-09-20.
- "Farm & Station". Western Mail (Perth, Western Australia: National Library of Australia). 6 August 1910. p. 4. Retrieved 1 October 2013.
- Milne, Rod (2002) The Ongerup Branch Australian Railway Historical Society Bulletin, May, 2002 pp163-170
- Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of country town names". Retrieved 2007-06-08.
- "CBH receival sites". 2011. Retrieved 1 April 2013.
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