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Western Australia
Amery is located in Western Australia
Location in Western Australia
Coordinates 31°08′53″S 117°05′28″E / 31.14806°S 117.09111°E / -31.14806; 117.09111Coordinates: 31°08′53″S 117°05′28″E / 31.14806°S 117.09111°E / -31.14806; 117.09111
Established 1910
Postcode(s) 6461
Elevation 307 m (1,007 ft)
LGA(s) Shire of Dowerin
State electorate(s) Moore
Federal Division(s) Durack

Amery is a rail siding and townsite 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) northeast of Dowerin in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia.

It was an important junction for the railway line going north to Mullewa and the line going east to Wyalkatchem.


Amery was first known as "Ejanding" in 1910. Its name was changed to Amery in 1928, apparently because another railway siding approximately 26 km further north was to be named Ejanding.

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