Wickepin

Western Australia

Wikepin contains rich agricultural lands that were opened for settlement in 1893. The locality began as a watering point known as Yarling and was used by early sandalwood cutters. The Shire is still a wealthy farming area with excellent wool and lamb production.

Cropping is done on a large scale with wheat, oats, barley, lupins ad canola grown.

Wikepin is well known for being the home of Albert Facey, who was an Australian Writer and World War I veteran. Author of the Australian literature “A Fortunate Life.”

The town offers excellent facilities for travelers. Great walks, a bbq area, children’s playgrounds. The shire covers an area of 198,900 hectares and includes towns of Wickepin, Yealering, Harrismisth and Tincurrin.

Facilities in this Town:

  • • BBQ
  • • Children's Playground
  • • Eateries
  • • Fuel Station
  • • General Store
  • • Golf Course
  • • Historic sites
  • • Parks
  • • Public Toilets
  • • Resource Centre
  • • swimming pool

Connect with this town

Local Information Centre:

Wickepin Shire Office

77 Wogolin Road
Wickepin WA 6370
Phone: 9888 1005
Email: admin@wickepin.wa.gov.au
Website: http://www.wickepin.wa.gov.au

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 8.30am to 4pm