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Bruce Rock
Western Australia
Johnson Street, Bruce Rock, 2014(3).JPG
Johnson Street, Bruce Rock, 2014
Bruce Rock is located in Western Australia
Bruce Rock
Bruce Rock
Coordinates 31°52′52″S 118°08′53″E / 31.881°S 118.148°E / -31.881; 118.148Coordinates: 31°52′52″S 118°08′53″E / 31.881°S 118.148°E / -31.881; 118.148
Population 703 (2016 census)
Established 1913
Postcode(s) 6418
Elevation 276 m (906 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Bruce Rock
State electorate(s) Central Wheatbelt
Federal Division(s) O'Connor
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
25.0 °C
77 °F
10.5 °C
51 °F
329.5 mm
13 in

Bruce Rock is a town in the eastern Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, approximately 243 kilometres (151 mi) east of Perth and 48 kilometres (30 mi) southwest of Merredin. It is the main town in the Shire of Bruce Rock.

Economy

Economically the area depends on cropping of cereals, primarily wheat, but also barley, lupins and peas. Livestock such as sheep, goats and pigs are also raised in the area. The town is a receival site for Cooperative Bulk Handling.

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