Kondut, Western Australia

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Kondut
Western Australia
Kondut is located in Western Australia
Kondut
Kondut
Coordinates 30°43′01″S 116°47′13″E / 30.717°S 116.787°E / -30.717; 116.787Coordinates: 30°43′01″S 116°47′13″E / 30.717°S 116.787°E / -30.717; 116.787
Population 245 (2006 Census)[1]
Established 1917
Postcode(s) 6605
Elevation 296 m (971 ft)
Location
  • 205 km (127 mi) North North East of Perth
  • 21 km (13 mi) North of Wongan Hills
  • 75 km (47 mi) South East of Moora
LGA(s) Shire of Wongan-Ballidu
State electorate(s) Central Wheatbelt
Federal Division(s) Durack

Kondut is a small town in Wheatbelt region of Western Australia.

The first European to visit and chart the area was the surveyor C Crossland in 1884. He named a nearby well Conduit Well. The town was originally a railway siding that was constructed in 1913 as part of the Dowerin to Mullewa line. The townsite was later gazetted in 1917.[2]

The surrounding areas produce wheat and other cereal crops. The town is a receival site for Cooperative Bulk Handling.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Kondut(State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 October 2008. 
  2. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of country town names – K". Retrieved 7 October 2008. 
  3. ^ "CBH receival sites" (PDF). 2011. Retrieved 1 April 2013.