Jardee, WA, 6258
Posted by: SeabreezeOZ
S 34° 17.025 E 116° 07.275
50H E 419118 N 6206032
Quick Description: The post office of a tiny, former milling town.
Location: Western Australia, Australia
Date Posted: 12/16/2011 3:12:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMDAX1
Jardee is a small town in the South West region of Western Australia. It is situated along the South Western Highway between Manjimup and Pemberton.
Originating as a railway siding named Jardanup which had been established in 1912 during the construction of the Bridgetown to Wilgarup railway line. Jardanup was the terminus built to service the No. 1 State Saw mill also built in 1912. The name of the town was changed to Jardee in 1925 as it was often confused with Dardanup and the town was gazetted in 1927.
The name is a portmanteau of the Aboriginal word for the area Jardanup and the name of an historic property in the area Deeside.
Post Office Type: Licensed Post Office
Post Boxes: Yes
Historical Significance: Yes - Older than 50 years
Current use: No
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