Towns in Australia

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Kojonup WA


Postcode: 6395

Kojonup is a town located 256 km south-east of Perth, Western Australia along Albany Highway. The name Kojonup is believed to refer to the “Kodja” or stone axe made by Indigenous Australians from the local stone.

The town’s first Police Station was built in 1869 and the first hotel licence was granted in 1868.

Sporting facilities include a golf club with 18 holes, a skate park and a 50 metre outdoor swimming pool.

There are a few services in Kojonup, including some accommodation, cafes, a library and a RAC qualified branch along the Highway.