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The Shire of Mount Magnet covers an area of 13,877sqm in the Mid West region of Western Australia, and has a resident population of approximately 750 people.

The town of Mount Magnet is the major residential area in the Shire, although the 'vacant' towns of Lennonville and Boogardie are also located in the Shire. Mount Magnet township is located 567 kilometres north of Perth at the junction of the Geraldton - Mount Magnet Road and the Great Northern Highway.

The mining and pastoral industries form the economic base of the Shire with tourism becoming an important contributor to the economy.

With numerous historical buildings, heritage sites and walk trails Mount Magnet offers visitors to the area a fantastic insight into years gone by. Whether you visit overnight or for an extended stay, Mount Magnet offers a great array of accommodation and general services.

The Shire of Mount Magnet Council is committed to creating an environment that is an enjoyable place to live; to building a secure future for the community and to being recognised as a leader in facilitating progress within the Murchison Region.

For more information on the town's amenities and the range of accommodation available in Mount Magnet please see the Tourism section of this website.

For more information on the recreation services available locally please see the Council section of this website.


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