Moora is 172 km north of Perth and is the largest town between Perth and Geraldton. Situated on the picturesque Moore River, Moora is 90 km from the coast. Being the major rural centre to the North of Perth. Moora is a great central town with all the conveniences workers and travellers need.
Moora- Culture and History
The area was first explored by George Fletcher Moore who name the Moore River in 1836. The settlement of the area occurred in the 1840's but there was no need for a township. As late 1873 ,when the telegraph passed through the area, the operator was a member of the family Berkshire Valley. The town eventually grew up on the banks of the river and was officially gazetted on April 1895.It was named after some sort of corruption of 'Maura' which was said to be the name local Aborigines gave to a well to the west of the town.
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