North Bannister, Western Australia
|Elevation||337 m (1,106 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Wandering|
North Bannister is a small town located in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, 94 kilometres (58 mi) south-southeast of the state capital, Perth along Albany Highway between Armadale and Williams.
The town's name honours Captain Thomas Bannister who discovered the nearby Bannister River, a tributary of the Hotham River, in 1830 while leading the first overland expedition from Perth to King George Sound (now Albany). The name was applied to the river in 1832 by Surveyor-General John Septimus Roe.
On November 12, 2016 the roadhouse closed for renovations. As at 24 March 2016 North Banister Roadhouse is remains closed.
- Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of river names". Archived from the original on 16 February 2015. Retrieved 2007-03-25.
- GS1 timetable (1 November 2006) and GE1 timetable (1 November 2006). Retrieved on 25 March 2007.
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