York Western Australia

York is Western Australia’s oldest inland town and is nestled on the banks of the Avon River surrounded with gentle rolling hills and farmlands set in the beautiful Avon Valley. A rich and colourful heritage and just 97 kilometres East of Perth Established by European settlers in 1831.

York is known for a wide range of things, but mostly for it’s Historic 18th century old-world charm and the amazing architectural Victorian and Federation buildings, vibrant community spirit, festive annual attractions, Historical river walks, Wildflowers, food and wine festivals, many adventurous activities such as skydiving or ballooning, museums and galleries and much much more on offer.

York Specific’s.

Population: 3,484 Towhall
Distance from Perth (km): 97
Weather average max temperature oC: 24.75
Weather average min temperature oC: 10.5
Average annual rainfall (mm): 450
Shire Area (sq km) 2,010

Agriculture & Lifestyle.

Agriculturally there is over 137,000 hectares under production.
Also approx. 197 Hectares as Parks & Gardens.
York has productive industries such as, Wheat, Barley, Oats, Canola, Wine, Olives, Fat Lambs, Alpacas, Pigs, Sheep, Cattle, Stock feed, Hay fodder, Tourism.


  • 24/7 Medical Service
  • York District Hospital
  • York District High School Kinder to Yr 10
  • York Telecentre (TAFE/ Westlink)
  • Northam Senior High School yr 11 & 12
  • Home & Community Care Services)
  • Pioneer Memorial Lodge
  • Aged Accommodation
  • St John’s Ambulance
  • Fire & Rescue
  • York Society
  • Apex Club
  • CWA
  • RSL
  • Rotary Club
  • Community Centre
  • Many Clubs
  • Many more Organizations etc.

  • Motor Museum Imperial Hotel

    Tourist Attractions.

    Motor Museum York Town Hall York Swinging Bridge – Beginning of one of the many Historical walking Tours.
    & Gaol Museum
    York Agricultural Show
    Jah Roc Mill Gallery Mill Gallery
    York Jazz Festival York Gourmet Food
    & Wine Festival
    Avondale Clydesdale
    & Vintage Day
    Spring Garden Festival
    Bridal Expo Easter Antique Fair
    York Agricultural Show York Olive Oil Festival
    Residency Museum Skydiving Express
    Many Quality B&B’s Hotel/Motel & Country Inn’s

    One of the many Historical Buildings of York Part of Avon River

    Link to York Shire Website.
    Link to York Tourist Bureau.