The business and service centre of a district growing cereal crops,
fat lambs and citrus fruit. The area around the town produces almost
half of WA's total wool clip.
Wagin is one of the largest towns in the Southern Wheatbelt region,
and annually hosts the Woolorama, one of Western Australia's largest
Agricultural Shows. The event held in March regularly attracts over
Wagin's Giant Ram towering over the town was built by residents in
1985 to acknowledge the prosperity created by the wool industry. It is
a popular picnic place and stopping place for travellers.
Wagin Historical Village
The largest social history museum of its kind in Western Australia,
it is comprised of 26 local historic buildings, supported by a
collection of restored farming equipment, wagons, drays, carts and
sulkies. The village is open daily. Ph. (08) 9861 1232.