Place:Mount Barker, Western Australia, Australia

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NameMount Barker
TypeTown
Coordinates34.6°S 117.617°E
Located inWestern Australia, Australia
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Mount Barker is a town on the Albany Highway and is the administrative centre of the Shire of Plantagenet in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. At the 2011 census, Mount Barker had a population of 2,761.

The town was named after the nearby hill, which it is believed was named by Dr T B Wilson RN, in honour of Captain Collet Barker.

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