Located in the Avon Valley 98 km east of Perth and part of
WA Wheatbelt region, York is a
charming and picturesque town. Founded in 1831 on the banks of the
Avon River, it was the first inland European settlement in WA and is the oldest
inland town in Western Australia.
a long history and a unique past, many of its old buildings are
still being utilised today. A stroll down the main street is a great starting
point for viewing some of the Victorian and Federation heritage buildings that
still stand today. The York Residency Museum provides a great insight into
York's past, being located in one of the principal heritage areas of York.
It has much to offer, from its natural
surrounds and picturesque farmlands. York is also well known for
annual events and festivals, ranging from music, to arts and crafts,
to vintage motor vehicles, cultural sporting events and its
historical gardens and roses.