It was built to serve the Corrigin to Bruce Rock railway, and originally named Kerkenin in April 1914. However, confusion with Kukerin saw its name changed to Ardath, after the name of a prophet in the apocryphal 2 Esdras.
Ardath is a settlement situated in Western Australia, Australia. Ardath is 2876 km from the Australian capital Canberra. Nearby places include Babakin, Bruce Rock, Bungulluping, Eujinyn, Yalbarrin. Nearby landmarks include Bilbarin, Lake Kurrenkutten, Mount Shackleton.