Woodarra / Darlot Townsite - WA

  Historic Site


DEG: -27.930738 121.2985
DMS: 27º 55' 50.66" S 121º 17' 54.6" E
UTM: 51 J 6909305mN 332583mE
Altitude: 465m


Place Type

Heritage - Historic Site


688.47kms NorthEast of Perth - Driving 945 km (12 hours 41 mins)

Address & Contact

Darlot Weebo Rd
Lake Darlot WA 6438
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: https://www.leonora.wa.gov.au/mapping/trails/darlot-loop-trail


Woodarra was surveyed in March 1897 taking its name from that given by local Aborigines to the nearby granite rocks from which most residents drew their water. Throughout its life, the town was more commonly referred to as Darlot. The Woodarra Hotel was the last public facility to close in the area in the 1930s and the last residents, Mr & Mrs Watson left in 1952.

Not much remains of this former townsite. The abandoned gold mining town had its heyday in the 1890s with more than 1500 men living here.

The signage is good and tells the story of this stop on the Darlot Loop trail.

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Closest Weather Station

Leinster at 20/02:00am WST
Distance from Woodarra / Darlot Townsite 59.37km W
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Closest Climatic Station

Leinster Aero
Distance from Woodarra / Darlot Townsite 59.37km W
Mean Max. °C37.535.331.327.723.219.218.721.525.529.532.335.1
Mean Min. °C23.222.318.915.410.
Mean Rain mm37.939.230.726.816.516.

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