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Corrigin

Visitor Centre:
Corrigin Resource Centre
Phone: 08 9063 2778
Visitor website: www.corrigin.wa.gov.au
General:
Corrigin is predominantly a farming community with cropping and sheep its main industries, a typical attractive wheatbelt town which has won the Tidy Town award a few times.
History:
Corrigin is a relatively new town, the town’s roads board wasn’t established until 1913 and the railway didn’t arrive until a year later. Prior to this a boom in sandalwood prices in the 1880s saw the ubiquitous sandalwood cutters move in to cut large amounts of the aromatic timber.
Attractions:
Other Attractions

Wildflowers
Corrigin experiences some beautiful sights during the wildflower season, which is usually in September/October. The Lookout and Wildflower Walk located on the Brookton Highway, 5km out of town heading to Perth (signposted) is one of the best locations to seek out these wonderful sights, however you will also be lucky enough to see them in the road verges and reserves throughout the whole shire.

Gorge Rock; A natural rock pool which was once the local swimming hole.

Pioneer Museum; Housing the history of days gone by, a worthwhile visit.

Rotary Park; Situated next to the Pioneer Museum and is the perfect picnic spot with all facilities available

Man’s Best Friend Cemetery; Established in 1974 is a tribute to man’s best friend, the dog. The Headstones made and maintained by a local are some good reading. Over 80 loved ones are now buried here.
Scenic Lookout; RSL and Tank Lookout with ideal photo opportunites of the various views including the townsite, salmon gums, wheatfields and natural bush reserves. You can also inspect the World War One Turkish Mountain Gun at the top of the Lookout.