Nyabing

 

 

NYABING

 

GPS 33 32 29 S 118 09 04 E

 

 

 

 

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Dumbleyung

Kukerin

Nearby Towns

Pingrup

Badgebup

 

 

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STATISTICS

Distance from Perth

319 Km

Population

275

Average Rainfall

368.3mm

Mean Max Temp

22.6C

Mean Min Temp

9.6C

 

SERVICES

Police

08 9821 1888

Fire and Rescue

Unknown

Medical

Unknown

Visitor Centre

 08 9829 1051

 

CARAVAN PARKS

Nyabing

08 9829 1051

 

HOTEL / MOTEL

Nyabing Inn

08 9829 1015

 

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DESCRIPTION

 

Nyabing is between the large regional centre of Katanning and the small town of Pingrup.

It is a small service centre for the Shire of Kent. There is a good general store, local inn and a useful rest area for travellers.

 

HISTORY

 

The area surrounding the town was originally established as the Kent Road Board in 1923. In 1955 the name was changed to the Nyabing-Pingrup Road Board but in 1973 it went back to the name of Kent again, but this time as a shire.

Originally known as Nampup Soak, the townsite was surveyed by F.M. Bee and the town was gazetted in 1912. Nampup was considered to be too similar to Nannup so was changed to Nyabing later the same year. Originally the names Narrara and Wingar were suggested but W. J. Rae, the District Surveyor, suggested the name 'Naiabing' as it was thought to be the original Aboriginal name for the soak. The name was accepted but in the altered form of Nyabing as this was considered to be a simpler method of spelling the name.

The name was first believed to have come from Danish town called Nykobing but another source may be the Aboriginal word for the everlasting flower 'ne-yameng'. Nyabing is 60 Km east of Katanning, 50km south of Dumbleyung and 315km south of Perth.

Early settlers in the area were: Henry Hayward, John O'Flaherty, Hassall, Charsley, Johnston, Langley, Manuel, Quartermain, Shields, Altham, Currie, Clegg, Deacon, Ford, Jolly, Sanderson, Watson, Whowell, Wicks and Hobley

The local economy is based on farming with wheat, sheep, barley and canola being the main products.

Some statistics recorded by the ABS for farming produce from the shire are:

Wool Clip 1,961,000kg
Wheat Produced 141,000 tonnes
Barley Produced 55,000 tonnes
Number of Sheep 414,000
Number of Pigs 11,000

 

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OTHER INFORMATION

 

ATTRACTIONS

 

Gnamma Holes, Grader Monument, Holland Tank, Holland's Track, Lake Bryde, Nampup Soak, Pink Lakes, Nyabing Creek nature reserve, Kwobrup Dam, Cairlocup Dam, Chook run, Chinocup nature reserve, Memorial park.

 

BUILDINGS OF NOTE

 

Historical School Building.

 

FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS

 

 

ELECTORAL ZONES

 

State : Wagin

Federal : O'Connor

 

OTHER INFO.

 

Postcode : 6341

Local Government : Shire of Kent

 

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