Timeline Since Settlement

Timeline Since Settlement

Since 1830 when the Township of Kelmscott was gazetted, our district has seen many changes and additions in becoming the City of Armadale. A timeline of happenings from the past 185 years is provided here in sections for browsing.



  • 1830 to 1899 timeline
    1830 - 1899 Timeline

    From the first mention of Kelmscott in 1830 to the end of the 19th century, this timeline follows the early years of our district's establishment.

  • 1900 to 1949 Timeline of City of Armadale history
    1900 - 1949 Timeline

    A timeline of our district's progression from the turn of the 20th century until the post WW2 period.

  • 1950 to 1959 timeline of City of Armadale history
    1950s Timeline

    This timeline page for the 1950s features the rise of electricity to the outskirts, new entertainments and the first high school.

  • 1960 - 1969 Timeline of events in City of Armadale district history
    1960s Timeline

    In the 1960s the Shire of Armadale-Kelmscott emerged, a new hospital was built, Kelmscott Village opened and the Co-op closed ... follow this timeline for more local swinging sixties events.

  • 1970 to 1979 timeline
    1970s Timeline

    The 1970s population boom also brought big expansions in education and shopping facilities to the district.

  • 1980 to 1989 Timeline of events in City of Armadale district history
    1980s Timeline

    Discover key local events of the 1980s including the Aquatic Centre and AquaTubes, new high schools, fast food outlets and Armadale becoming a City.

  • 1990 to 1999 Timeline of events in City of Armadale district history
    1990s Timeline

    The 1990s saw Armadale celebrate 100 years of local government and much more. This timeline shows the local events occuring at the end of the 20th Century.

  • 2000 to 2009 timeline
    2000s Timeline

    Discover how the first decade of the 21st century played out in the City of Armadale.

  • 2010 to 2020 Timeline of events in City of Armadale district history
    2010s Timeline

    From 2010 until today, here are some of the notable events happening in the City of Armadale this decade.