Bullaring, Western Australia

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Bullaring
Western Australia
Bullaring is located in Western Australia
Bullaring
Bullaring
Coordinates 32°30′S 117°44′E / 32.500°S 117.733°E / -32.500; 117.733Coordinates: 32°30′S 117°44′E / 32.500°S 117.733°E / -32.500; 117.733
Population 96 (2006 Census)[1]
Postcode(s) 6373
Elevation 286 m (938 ft)
Location
  • 232 km (144 mi) East South East of Perth
  • 22 km (14 mi) South South West of Corrigin
  • 39 km (24 mi) North West of Wickepin
LGA(s) Shire of Corrigin
State electorate(s) Wagin
Federal Division(s) O'Connor

Bullaring is a small town located in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia.

The townsite was gazetted in 1914 and is situated along the railway line between Corrigin and Wickepin.

The name is Aboriginal in origin and comes from the name of a spring that is found close to town, but the meaning of the word is unknown.[2]

The main industry in town is wheat farming with the town being a Cooperative Bulk Handling receival site.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Bullaring(State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-10-03. 
  2. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of country town names – B". Retrieved 2008-10-03. 
  3. ^ "CBH Receival Sites - Contact Details" (PDF). 2010. Retrieved 2013-03-31.