Shire Statistics & Quick Facts

Click here for a community profile for the Shire of Plantagenet.

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Distance from Perth (to Mount Barker) 359 km
Distance from Albany (to Mount Barker) 51 km
Population 4,989
Area 4,875 km²
Elevation 984 feet
No. of Wards 0
No. of Councillors 9
Length of Sealed Roads 326 km
Length of Unsealed Roads 908 km
Number of bushfire brigades 12
Average Maximum Temperature 20.1°C
Average Minimum Temperature 9.4°C
Average Annual Rainfall 736mm
Towns & Settlements Mount Barker, Kendenup, Narrikup, Porongurup, Rocky Gully
TAFE Mount Barker
Secondary Schools Mount Barker (Community College)
Primary Schools Mount Barker (Community College), Kendenup

For More Information

The Shire of Plantagenet Administration Centre is located in Lowood Road Mount Barker, 359km south of Perth and 50km north of Albany on Albany Highway.
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Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 4.15pm
Phone (08) 9892 1111
Fax: (08) 9892 1100

22-24 Lowood Road
(PO Box 48)
Mount Barker WA 6324