Kwolyin, Western Australia
|Population||132 (2006 census)|
|Elevation||280 m (919 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Bruce Rock|
|State electorate(s)||Central Wheatbelt|
The first European to visit the area, in 1864, was the explorer Charles Cooke Hunt, who charted a large granite hill in the area by its Indigenous Australian name of Qualyin Hill. The meaning of the name is unknown.
The townsite was selected in 1912 due to its position near Coaring Spring and the townsite was gazetted in 1913, the same year the railway was opened. The station was initially named as Koarin but later renamed as Kwolyin. Kwolyin's State Hotel was constructed in 1914. It was destroyed by arson in February 1992. The gutted hotel building was demolished in 1992.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Kwolyin (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-10-08.
- Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of country town names – K". Retrieved 2008-10-08.
- Thomson, Chris (26 January 2012). "Port Kennedy pair charged over pub fire". Sunday Times. Perth, WA. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
- "State Hotel". Eastern Districts Chronicle. York, WA. 24 October 1919. Retrieved 5 August 2016.