Laverton, originally known as British Flag, is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, and the centre of administration for the Shire of Laverton. The town of Laverton is located at the western edge of the Great Victoria Desert, 957 kilometres (595 mi) north-northeast of the state capital, Perth, and 124 kilometres (77 min) east-northeast of the town of Leonora with an elevation of 461 m. About 20% of the population is of Aboriginal descent. The area is semi-arid, with a mean annual rainfall of 233 millimetres (9.2 in). It is also quite warm, with mean daily maximum temperatures ranging from 17 °C (62 °F) in July to 36 °C (97 °F) in January. Laverton is the westernmost town on the Outback Way - a proposed highway which goes through the Northern Territory to Winton in outback Queensland.

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Around Laverton WA 6440

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Laverton War memorial

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Desert Inn Hotel

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Great Beyond Visitor Centre and Cafe

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Location Information 

  • Elevation: 461
  • Population: 340
  • State electorate(s): Kalgoorlie
  • Federal Division(s): O'Connor
  • Established (yr): 1898
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.