Isseka, Western Australia

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Isseka
Western Australia
Isseka is located in Western Australia
Isseka
Isseka
Coordinates 28°26′S 114°39′E / 28.433°S 114.650°E / -28.433; 114.650Coordinates: 28°26′S 114°39′E / 28.433°S 114.650°E / -28.433; 114.650
Population 311 (2006 Census)[1]
Established 1913
Postcode(s) 6535
Elevation 116 m (381 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Northampton
State electorate(s) Moore
Federal Division(s) Durack

Isseka is a small town in the Mid West region of Western Australia.

Located on the North West Coastal Highway the town is also close to the Bowes River.

The town is situated on a railway siding that was also named Isseka. The local progress association requested blocks to be released in the area in 1912. The townsite was gazetted in 1913.[2]

The town was where the Premier of Western Australia David Brand spent part of his schooling [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Isseka (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 
  2. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of country town names". Retrieved 2008-10-06. 
  3. ^ http://henrietta.liswa.wa.gov.au/record=b1762983~S2