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Discover Agnew in Australia!

Agnew in the region of Western Australia is a place located in Australia - some 1,748 mi (or 2,813 km) West of Canberra, the country's capital.

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Local time in Agnew is now 08:01 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Australia / Perth" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: . When in this area, you might want to check out Lawlers and Agnew as well. We also found some pictures.


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Agnew, Western Australia

Agnew is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia. It is located 982 kilometres north-east of Perth and the closest populated town is Leinster. The town is named after a miner, John A. Agnew, who worked for a local mining firm, Bewick, Moreing & Co. The townsite was declared in 1936. Having no official post office in 1936, an unofficial one operated two days per week but only offered limited service.

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Located at -28.08, 120.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Goldfields-Esperance, Mining towns in Western Australia, Towns in Western Australia

Vivien, Western Australia

Vivien is an abandoned town located between Leinster and Leonora in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia. Initially the town was known as Harris which was developed in 1903 then extended in 1905 when the local progress association asked for additional lots to be surveyed. It was around this time the town became known as Vivien, since the Vivien Gold Mine and the Vivien Gem Reef were both located close by. The townsite was gazetted in 1906.

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Located at -28.08, 120.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Ghost towns in Western Australia, Mining towns in Western Australia, Towns in Western Australia

Lawlers, Western Australia

Lawlers is a ghost town in Western Australia on the Old Agnew Road located 982 kilometres north-east of Perth in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia. Gold was discovered in the area by Anderson, Hall and Heffernan, a party of prospectors that left Cue in 1892. Patrick Lawler and his party arrived in 1893 and had little success until they left and returned in 1894. The townsite was surveyed and gazetted in 1896 and named after Patrick Lawler.

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Located at -28.08, 120.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Goldfields-Esperance

Agnew Gold Mine

The Agnew Gold Mine is a gold mine located 3 km west of Agnew, Western Australia. It is owned by the South African mining company Gold Fields. It is one of two mines the company operates in Australia, the other being the St Ives Gold Mine. Ore is mined at Agnew in the under ground Waroonga complex and the open pit Songvang operation.

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Located at -28.08, 120.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Gold mines in Western Australia, Goldfields-Esperance, Surface mines in Australia, Underground mines in Australia

Leinster, Western Australia

Leinster is a town in the northern goldfields area of Western Australia. It is 4 km east of the Goldfields Highway, in the Shire of Leonora local government area, 968 kilometres northeast of the state capital, Perth. At the 2006 census, Leinster had a population of 732. The town was established in 1976 by the Agnew Gold Mining Company as a dormitory town for workers at its nickel mine and was named for the nearby Leinster Downs station.

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Located at -28.08, 120.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Goldfields-Esperance, Mining towns in Western Australia, Towns in Western Australia