Hester, Western Australia
|LGA(s)||Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes|
It was gazetted a townsite in 1899, and was originally a siding on the Donnybrook to Bridgetown railway, opened in 1898. The town derives its name from the nearby Hester Brook, a name first recorded by surveyor John Forrest in 1866. Hester Brook is named after Edward Godfrey Hester, an early settler (late 1850s) of the Bridgetown district.
- Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of country town names – H". Retrieved 2007-06-08.
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