Peron, Western Australia

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Peron
Western Australia
Peron is located in Perth
Peron
Peron
Coordinates 32°16′44″S 115°42′04″E / 32.279°S 115.701°E / -32.279; 115.701Coordinates: 32°16′44″S 115°42′04″E / 32.279°S 115.701°E / -32.279; 115.701
Population 41 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 6169
LGA(s) City of Rockingham
State electorate(s) Rockingham
Federal Division(s) Brand
Suburbs around Peron:
Cockburn Sound
Indian Ocean Peron Rockingham
Shoalwater Bay Shoalwater Shoalwater

Peron is an outer southern suburb of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia, and is located within the City of Rockingham.

The suburb was gazetted in 1974.[2] It is named for its location at Cape Peron although that land feature and the immediate locality are often called "Point Peron", both locally and in written references, and this has influenced the naming of roads and features in the locality. There is a small promontory on the South West of the Cape, though not its most Westerly point, that is named "Point Peron".

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Peron (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "Naming of Localities in the Shire of Rockingham (per 13014/02 V4)". Western Australia Government Gazette. 5 April 1974. p. 1974:1206. 

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