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Cascade
Western Australia
Population: 158
Established: 1976
Postcode: 6450
Elevation: 182 m (597 ft)
Location:
  • 677 km (421 mi) east of Perth
  • 96 km (60 mi) north-west of Esperance
LGA: Shire of Esperance
State District: Eyre
Federal Division: O'Connor

Cascade is a small town in Western Australia located 677 kilometres (421 mi) east of Perth along the South Coast between Ravensthorpe and Esperance in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia. At the 2006 census, Cascade had a population of 158.

The origin of the name is unknown except that it was suggested by the Shire of Esperance. The townsite was gazetted on 19 November 1976.

The main industry in town is wheat farming with the town being a Cooperative Bulk Handling receival site.


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