Karnup, Western Australia


PerthWestern Australia
Peel Estate Wines, Karnup, November 2019 01.jpg
Winery in the predominantly rural suburb of Karnup
Coordinates32°22′05″S 115°49′37″E / 32.368°S 115.827°E / -32.368; 115.827Coordinates: 32°22′05″S 115°49′37″E / 32.368°S 115.827°E / -32.368; 115.827
Population1,371 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density42.58/km2 (110.28/sq mi)
Area32.2 km2 (12.4 sq mi)[2]
LGA(s)City of Rockingham
State electorate(s)Warnbro
Federal division(s)Brand
Suburbs around Karnup:
Port Kennedy Baldivis Hopeland
Secret Harbour and Golden Bay Karnup Keralup
Singleton Lakelands Stake Hill

Karnup is an outer southern suburb of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia, located within the City of Rockingham. It is named after the Karnup townsite, which was declared in 1924 and which, in turn, took its name from an Indigenous name of unknown meaning.[3]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Karnup (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 October 2021. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "2016 Community Profiles: Karnup (State Suburb)". 2016 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 26 November 2021. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of metropolitan suburb names – K". Retrieved 2 December 2021.