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Gutha
Western Australia
Established: 1914
Postcode: 6623
Elevation: 253 m (830 ft)
Location:
LGA: Shire of Morawa
State District: Moore
Federal Division: Durack

Gutha is a townsite in the Mid West region of Western Australia, 32 kilometres (20 mi) north of Morawa.

In 1913 it was decided to establish a train station there, on the Wongan HillsMullewa railway. The district surveyor suggested the name "Muthingutha", the Aboriginal name of a nearby rockhole. This was shortened to Gutha by the Lands Department, and Gutha siding was established in 1913. It was gazetted as a townsite in 1914.

The surrounding areas produce wheat and other cereal crops. The town is a receival site for Cooperative Bulk Handling.


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