Benjaberring, Western Australia facts for kids
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|Population||146 (2006 census)|
|Elevation||355 m (1,165 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Wyalkatchem|
|State electorate(s)||Central Wheatbelt|
Benjaberring is a small town in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia. The name of the town originates from the Aboriginal name of a nearby water source. The name of the area first appears on charts in 1846; the town site was first declared as Benjabbering in 1910, but the spelling was changed to Benjaberring in 1911 to more accurately reflect the correct pronunciation. In 1927 - the wheat statistics were showing over 2,000 tons annually for the years 1924/1925, and 1925/1926.
In 1932 it was the location of a railway siding and was one of five bulk grain receival locations that was the beginning of the Cooperative Bulk Handling organisation now known as the CBH Group.
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