Kathleen, Western Australia facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsKathleen
|Elevation||499 m (1,637 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Leonora|
Gold was discovered in the area in 1897 and it was originally referred to as Kathleen Valley by the locals since gold had been found in the valley area near the town. The townsite was eventually gazetted as in 1900, once the valley part of the name was dropped.
A shop and butchers was opened in 1901 and by 1902 the town supported two hotels. One of the main mines in town was the Yellow Aster mine.
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