Wilson Street, Kununoppin, 2014
|Population||151 (2006 census)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Trayning|
|State electorate(s)||Central Wheatbelt|
Kununoppin is a small town in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia. The town is located on the Nungarin–Wyalkatchem Road and in the Shire of Trayning local government area, 257 kilometres (160 mi) north east of the state capital, Perth, Western Australia. At the 2006 census, Kununoppin had a population of 151.
The site of a railway siding on the Dowerin to Merredin railway, Kununoppin was gazetted as a townsite in 1911. The town's name derives from the Aboriginal name for the surrounding area. The name was first rendered as "Coonoonoppin"—the revised spelling of "Kununoppin" was adopted to conform with the Royal Geographical Society standard orthography for Aboriginal place names. (See -up for further details).
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Kununoppin (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 November 2010.
- "Kununoppin". History of Country Town Names. Western Australian Land Information Authority. Retrieved 11 November 2010.
- "Country elevators". The West Australian (Perth: National Library of Australia). 6 July 1932. p. 10. Retrieved 6 April 2013.
- "Kununoppin". The Wheatbelt. Merredin & Districts Visitor Centre. Retrieved 11 November 2010.
- "CBH receival sites" (PDF). 2011. Retrieved 1 April 2013.
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