Pinjarra is a historic town established (c1834). The township is the central hub of the Shire of Murray and boasts many significant heritage sites such as Edenvale, which was the grand home of former WA Premier Sir Ross McLarty.
In 1974, an alumina refinery was established by Alcoa Australia Ltd, causing a boost in the population of Pinjarra.
The beautiful Murray River flows all year round throughout the Shire passing through the picturesque hills in Dwellingup, through the heritage town of Pinjarra, to peaceful Ravenswood and the Yunderup delta and into the Harvey/Peel Estuary.
There is a large variety of community services and businesses in Pinjarra which makes this town a thriving community and an iconic attraction for visitors.