Durham County, Western Australia facts for kids

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Western Australia cadastral divisions
26 counties of Western Australia

Durham County was one of the 26 counties of Western Australia that were designated in 1829 as cadastral divisions. It was named after Baron Durham, a British Whig statesman. His father-in-law was Earl Grey (Grey County, Western Australia). It approximately corresponds to the north-eastern part of the Avon Land District which forms the basis for land titles in the area.

Coordinates: 31°18′S 117°47′E / 31.3°S 117.783°E / -31.3; 117.783


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