Place:Grass Valley, Western Australia, Australia

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NameGrass Valley
TypeTown
Coordinates31.65°S 116.8°E
Located inWestern Australia, Australia
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Grass Valley is a small townsite east of Northam, Western Australia in the Avon Valley area.

The town is named after a local property of the same name that was established in 1833 by William Nairn.

The Northam to Kalgoorlie Eastern Goldfields Railway line passes through the town and includes a crossing loop. The railway was built through the area in 1894. Land was set aside for a townsite in 1898 and the town was gazetted in the same year.

The surrounding areas produce wheat and other cereal crops. The town is a receival site for Cooperative Bulk Handling and had a Type B structure in the 1970s.

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