Located some 285 km east of Perth, Merredin is the largest regional centre in
the Central Eastern Wheat belt. The region is rich in history, with many
historical landmarks and museums. There is a variety of accommodation to select
from, a number of events are also held throughout the year, and you a selection
of tours available.
The name Merredin is derived from an Aboriginal word
place of the meritt. The merritt is a eucalypts that was used by the
Aborigines for making spears. Although it is also suggested that Merredin is an
Aboriginal word for
huge bare granite rock.
Check out our listing of
accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information,
contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more
attractions, tours, local maps and other information.