Northampton, Wastren Australie

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Northampton
Wastren Australie
Northampton Hampton St.jpg
Hampton Street
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Coordinates28°21′04″S 114°37′41″E / 28.35111°S 114.62806°E / -28.35111; 114.62806Coordinates: 28°21′04″S 114°37′41″E / 28.35111°S 114.62806°E / -28.35111; 114.62806
Population868 (2011 census)[1]
Established1864
Postcode(s)6535
Location
LGA(s)Shire of Northampton
State electorate(s)Moore
Federal Diveesion(s)Durack
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfaw
27.0 °C
81 °F
12.7 °C
55 °F
432.2 mm
17 in

Northampton is a toun 52 kilometre (32 mi) north o Geraldton, in the Mid West region o Wastren Australie. At the 2011 census, the toun haed a population o 868.[1] The toun contains a National Trust biggin. The toun lees on the North West Coastal Highway. Oreeginally cried The Mines, Northampton wis gazettit in 1864 an namit efter the colony's Govrenor, John Hampton. The toun wis steidit in the Nokanena Brook valley, atween the hamlets aroond the twa major copper mines in the aurie, the Wanerenooka an the Gwalla.[2]

It is the service toun tae the micronaition, the Principality o Hutt River.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b Australian Bureau of Statistics. "Northampton (L)". 2011 census QuickStats. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
  2. Wright, Judy (2006). Selling Sparrows. Dunstable, Bedfordshire: J.H. Wright & The Book Castle. p. 389. ISBN 978-0955351600.