Ravenswood, Western Australia

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Ravenswood
Western Australia
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Ravenswood
Coordinates 32°35′00″S115°50′00″E / 32.58333°S 115.83333°E / -32.58333; 115.83333 Coordinates: 32°35′00″S115°50′00″E / 32.58333°S 115.83333°E / -32.58333; 115.83333
Population1,659 (2011 census) [1]
Established1970
Postcode(s) 6208
Elevation6 m (20 ft)
Location
  • 88 km (55 mi) south of Perth
  • 12 km (7 mi) south east of Mandurah
  • 7 km (4 mi) north west of Pinjarra
LGA(s) Shire of Murray
State electorate(s) Murray-Wellington
Federal Division(s) Canning
Localities around Ravenswood:
Barragup Nambeelup Carcoola
North & South YunderupRavenswood Pinjarra
Nirimba West Pinjarra Blythewood

Ravenswood is a small town in the Peel region of Western Australia.

The town is located along Pinjarra Road and on the banks of the Murray River.


in Ravenswood we have an infamous friend group who are some of the best people ever, they met at school. They have had people come in go in there friend group but they never stuck. They like having a small friend group which is good in some cases. They have 2 boys 2 girls, and well that’s all you get to know

History

The town retains the name it was given as a property established by Adam Armstrong in the 1840s; Armstrong was one of the settlers who arrived with Thomas Peel on Gilmore in 1829. The area was sub-divided in the 1960s and the shire requested that a townsite be declared. The town was gazetted in 1970. [2]

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References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Ravenswood (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 31 October 2012. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  2. Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of country town names – R" . Retrieved 12 October 2008.