Londonderry, Western Australia facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLondonderry
|Elevation||398 m (1,306 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Coolgardie|
|State electorate(s)||Electoral district of Kalgoorlie|
Gold was discovered in the area in 1894 by a party of prospectors, one of whom named the find after his home town of Londonderry. Lord Fingall took over the find in 1892 but the gold soon petered out. The townsite was gazetted in 1895.
By 1898 the town had a population of 220 (200 males and 20 females).
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