Woodanilling, Western Australia

Woodanilling is a place in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. It is located in a sheep farming area and grain growing region.


The place was named after the source of the Boyerine Creek. The word is derived from the Woodanilling Aboriginal language and means a lot of minnows or place in which nests the White-fronted Dove.


Woodanilling is located 254 km south of Perth on the Great Southern Highway, 24 km from Katanning and 30 km from Wagin. The zip code of the town 's 6316th According to the census in 2006, there were 399 people.


The area was first explored by Europeans 1830-1831. The Captain Thomas Bannister was the leader of the expeditions.

The expansion of the Albany Highway in the early 1850s and the Great Southern Railway in 1889 brought residents to the area and were very important to the foundation of the town, which was announced in 1892.