Ravenswood, Western Australia

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Ravenswood
Western Australia
Ravenswood is located in Western Australia
Ravenswood
Ravenswood
Coordinates 32°35′00″S 115°50′00″E / 32.58333°S 115.83333°E / -32.58333; 115.83333Coordinates: 32°35′00″S 115°50′00″E / 32.58333°S 115.83333°E / -32.58333; 115.83333
Population 1,659 (2011 Census)[1]
Established 1970
Postcode(s) 6208
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Location
  • 88 km (55 mi) South of Perth
  • 12 km (7 mi) South East of Mandurah
  • 7 km (4 mi) North West of Pinjarra
LGA(s) Shire of Murray
State electorate(s) Murray-Wellington
Federal Division(s) Canning
Localities around Ravenswood:
Barragup Nambeelup Carcoola
North & South Yunderup Ravenswood Pinjarra
Nirimba West Pinjarra Blythewood

Ravenswood in a small town in the Peel region of Western Australia.

The town is located along Pinjarra Road and on the banks of the Murray River

The town retains the name it was given as a property which was established in the 1840s. The area was later sub-divided in the 1960s and the shire requested that a townsite be declared. The town was gazetted in 1970.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Ravenswood (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 31 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of country town names". Retrieved 12 October 2008.