Yerecoin is a tiny town off the beaten track located between Calingiri and
The main feature of the town are the huge C.B.H. grain bins
and wheat and sheep dominate the local
Unlike Piawaning, the even smaller neighbour to the north, Yerecoin has managed to stave off the decline
that has plagued many tiny towns.
There is even an excellent caravan facility in town with toilets, showers, gazebo, children's playground
and modern tennis courts.
Yerecoin Traders combines a general store, post-office, café and rural supplies depot. Other facilities
in town include a hall a primary school and a tavern.
The name comes from the Aboriginal language and originally referred to a water source in the area.
The meaning has been lost with time.
Its origins are tied to the building of a railway north from Toodyay from 1914-1917.
Originally the land was owned by the Midland Railway Company and was subdivided in 1925.
At this time 200 acres were set aside for the development of a town. The land was taken up by just one owner so further development
was very slow.
In 1927 a school opened and the town was finally gazetted in 1966.
TALL TALES AND TRUE
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State : Moore
Federal : Durack
Postcode : 6571
Local Government : Shire of Victoria Plains
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