South Stirling, Western Australia

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South Stirling
Western Australia
South Stirling is located in Western Australia
South Stirling
South Stirling
Coordinates 34°32′S 118°12′E / 34.533°S 118.200°E / -34.533; 118.200Coordinates: 34°32′S 118°12′E / 34.533°S 118.200°E / -34.533; 118.200
Established 1959
Postcode(s) 6324
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Plantagenet
State electorate(s) Blackwood-Stirling
Federal Division(s) O'Connor

South Stirling is a small community located 75 kilometres (47 mi) north-east of Albany in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. It is situated at the foot of the Stirling Range. Other close small towns are Mount Barker, Takalarup, Wellstead, and Manypeaks. The town was gazetted in 1959.[1]

It is the hometown of Hockeyroos player Kathryn Slattery, who represents Australia in field hockey.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of country town names – B". Retrieved 2011-01-29. 
  2. ^ "Kathryn Slattery". Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 20 June 2016.