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Distance from Perth (to Mount Barker) 359 km
Distance from Albany (to Mount Barker) 51 km
Population 5,168 (ABS 2017 ERP)
Area 4,792 km²
Elevation 984 feet
No. of Wards 0
No. of Councillors 9
Length of Sealed Roads 384 km
Length of Unsealed Roads 935 km
Number of bushfire brigades 12
Average Maximum Temperature 20.1°C
Average Minimum Temperature 8.1°C
Average Annual Rainfall 763mm
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