Jarrahwood, Western Australia

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Jarrahwood
Western Australia
Jarrahwood is located in Western Australia
Jarrahwood
Jarrahwood
Coordinates 33°48′S 115°40′E / 33.8°S 115.67°E / -33.8; 115.67Coordinates: 33°48′S 115°40′E / 33.8°S 115.67°E / -33.8; 115.67
Established 1932
Postcode(s) 6275
Elevation 131 m (430 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Busselton
State electorate(s) Vasse
Federal Division(s) Forrest

Jarrahwood is a small town located in the South West region of Western Australia, along the Vasse Highway between the towns of Busselton and Nannup.

The town is named for the Jarrah Wood and Sawmills Company which operated in the area and operated a private railway from the district to Wonnerup, which was purchased by the Government in 1906. The town was gazetted in 1932.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of country town names". Retrieved 2008-09-17.