Description

Mount Barker is a town on the Albany Highway and is the administrative centre of the Shire of Plantagenet in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. At the 2016 census, Mount Barker had a population of 1,905. The town was named after the nearby hill, which in turn was named in 1829 by Thomas Braidwood Wilson in honour of Captain Collet Barker, who was in command of Western Australia's original British settlement at King George's Sound from 1829 to 1831.

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Community Services  


Mount Barker Visitor Centre WA
622/6 Albany Highway,
MOUNT BARKER WA 6324

Shire Of Plantagenet WA
Lowood Road, PO Box 48, MOUNT BARKER, WA 6324,
MOUNT BARKER WA 6324

Mount Barker Police Station WA
13 Mount Barker Road,
MOUNT BARKER WA 6324

Plantagenet Hospital
Langton Road,
MOUNT BARKER WA 6324

Mt Barker Swimming Pool WA
Mead Street,
MOUNT BARKER WA 6324

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 300
  • Population: 1905
  • State electorate(s): Warren-Blackwood
  • Federal Division(s): O'Connor
  • Established (yr): 1892
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Albany WA 6330 (51.6 km, 39 mins)
Cranbrook WA 6321 (46.6 km, 29 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Mount Barker WA is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.