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Elabbin
Western Australia
Established 1913
Postcode(s) 6490
Elevation 320 m (1,050 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Nungarin
State electorate(s) Central Wheatbelt
Federal Division(s) Durack

Elabbin is a small town between Merredin and Mukinbudin in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia.

Originating as a railway siding on the Dowerin to Merredin railway line when constructed in 1912. A demand for land was created by the growth of farming in the area and the town was gazetted in 1913.

Additional agricultural land was opened to selectors in the district close to town in 1917.

The third CBH class locomotive in service for the CBH Group for grain haulage, was named after this locality.

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