King River, Western Australia

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King River
Western Australia
Population284 (2011 census)[1]
  • 406 km (252 mi) south east of Perth
  • 11 km (7 mi) north east of Albany
LGA(s)City of Albany
State electorate(s)Albany
Federal Division(s)O’Connor

King River is a small town in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. It is located 406 km south east of Perth[2] and the closest populated town is Albany.

The town takes its name from the King River which is located nearby, another town, Lower King that is further down river on Oyster Harbour.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "King River (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2015-01-04. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Main Roads WA - Distance from Perth". 2009. Archived from the original on 2008-07-26. Retrieved 2009-04-14.

Coordinates: 34°56′S 117°55′E / 34.933°S 117.917°E / -34.933; 117.917