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Beacon is a small town in the north-east wheatbelt in the Shire of Mt Marshall. Beacon is approximately 320km north-east of Perth, located 42km north of Bencubbin and the (M40) -Wyalkatchem – Southern Cross Road, 140km north-east of Wongan Hills, 142km north-west of Merredin. Beacon is approx 70km south of the Emu Proof Fence. The district is made up of both pastoral and cropping country and has numerous granite outcrops and nature reserves that put on a magnificent wildflower display in season.

Beacon was gazetted in 1931. The local name of the place when the name was suggested for the townsite in 1929 was Beacon Rock, but the origin of the name was not recorded. Local usage dropped the “Rock” from the name between 1929 and 1931


320 km north-east of Perth
142 km north-west of Merredin
140 km north-east of Wongan Hills

Position DEG: -30.45128 117.86565

DMS: 30º 27' 4.61" S 117º 51' 56.33" E
UTM: 50 J 6630889mN 583111mE
Altitude: 373.11m

image of tourist brochure for Shire of Mt. Marshall
Mt Marshall Visitor Guide
Beacon Map
Beacon Scenic Attractions & Picnic Spots
Wheatbelt Way brochures available in outdoor display
Wheatbelt Way Drive Trail
Travelling Tips publication from the Deparment of Regional Development and Lands in Western Australia
Travelling Tips

How to get to Beacon from Perth

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Beacon Town Satellite View

View of the town of Beacon in Western Australia from 700m altitude
Beacon townsite on Google Earth
Solar Trail Co-op general store aerial view from drone showing solar panels arranged in postcode 6472 on roof
Townsite Aerial View
about Beacon in Western Australia
Beacon Aerial View