Greenbushes is located only 17 km from Bridgetown, on the highest point of
the Darling Scarp, and gets its name after the Green Bushes Well, located south
of the town. The well was a watering place on the road joining
Bridgetown and named after the bright green bushes growing in the area.
in 1886 that a surveyor reported that there was tin in alluvial deposits in the
area and in 1888, David William Stinton found half a pound of tin in a gully,
that saw an influx of miners and prospectors. The prosperity of the town was
built not only on tin, but lithium, tantalum, farming and timber.
picturesque heritage town, with panoramic views of the surrounding farmlands and
forest, offers some great beautiful scenic drives and trails. Drop into the any
of the centres below for more information.