• Meekatharra

    • 17.3% ANNUAL
      GROWTH
    • $44,000 ANNUAL
      MED.PRICE
    • 708 POPULATION

    Meekatharra is a townsite in the Murchison goldfields, 765 kilometres north northeast of Perth. The townsite is 35 kilometres north northeast of Nannine where the first goldrush on the Murchison Goldfield occurred in 1890. It was not until late 1895, when three prospectors, Meehan, Porter and Soych, pegged a claim at "Meekatharra" that the place came to the attention of the mining world. Their claim was near Meekatharra Spring, the Aboriginal name of a watering point that had appeared on maps since 1885, and it is from this spring that the townsite's name is derived. It is believed that the name means, "place of... read more

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    Postcode 6642
    Local Government Meekatharra
     

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    2016 Census Summary Meekatharra Regional WA
    Population - usually resident 708 524,167
    Median age of residents (years) 37 39
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 172 176,495
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 102 47,139
    Median weekly household income $1,394 $1,415
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $600 $1,700
    Total private dwellings 275 223,635
    Area (sqkm) 26,582 2,520,230
    * Excludes visitor only households
     

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