Clifton, Western Australia facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Clifton
Western Australia
Location in Western Australia
Postcode: 6211
Location:
LGA: City of Mandurah
State District: Dawesville
Federal Division: Canning

Clifton is a small, mostly uninhabited, locality located in the Peel region of Western Australia between Mandurah and Bunbury. Adjoining the nearby suburb of Herron. It lies on a narrow strip between Lake Clifton and Yalgorup National Park to the east, and the Indian Ocean to the west.

History

The area, originally known as "Koolijerrenup" by the local Noongar people, was named in honour of Marshall Walter Clifton (1787–1861), Chief Commissioner of the Western Australian Company's settlement at Australind and later a member of the Legislative Council.

Transport

Clifton is not served by public transport.


Clifton, Western Australia Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.